Buxton, NC (October 25, 2020) – Around 4 a.m. on Friday, October 23, four people were killed in a house fire in Buxton.
According to police, the fire started at 46110 Cape Hatteras Lane when a home caught on fire for reasons that are not yet known. One alarm was called in and then a second one was sounded in the area.
Paramedics and fire crews were active at the scene for an extended period of time. The fire was so severe that it caused severe damage to neighboring homes. Four people were pronounced dead at the scene of the incident. It is not known if any parties were injured.
The roadway was closed down in the area of the fire for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fires in North Carolina
Fires break out in many homes each year in the state of North Carolina. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 133 people were killed as a result of North Carolina fires, and many others were injured as a result. These incidents sometimes take place due to the negligence of others. If you have lost a loved one due to a house fire and believe that another party is at fault, it is imperative that you have the help of an attorney.
There are many reasons why lives are taken every year in the state of North Carolina. Some of the most common but devastating injuries include burn injuries and smoke inhalation. Losing somebody you love can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. As you and your family grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder where you can turn for financial help. It is essential that you speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA, our North Carolina accident attorneys are here to assist you after a fire that is not your loved one’s fault. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fire, especially when you have had to say goodbye to a loved one prematurely. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out what options are available for you.
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