Durham, NC (March 2, 2021) – On Tuesday morning, March 2, a firefighter was injured in an apartment fire in Durham.
According to officials, the fire broke out in a 3-story apartment building at the Bay Creek Apartments on East Hudson Avenue. All residents inside the apartment were able to get to safety when fire officials arrived.
Durham firefighters were able to put out the fire in approximately 20 minutes. The fire broke through the roof and smoke poured out. A total of six apartment units had damage.
One firefighter received a burn injury as a result of the fire. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fires in North Carolina
House fires happen in many different states and North Carolina is one of the most common states for these incidents. Fires break out in areas that are both residential and commercial in nature. Many fires break out throughout the state each year, most of which can be prevented. These incidents lead to serious injuries including smoke inhalation and burn injuries. No matter how severe, these incidents can land a victim in the hospital for an extended period of time. Victims are urged to seek the help of an attorney in their time of need.
Being injured in a North Carolina fire can impact your life in many ways. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down if you have to spend time in the hospital recovering from serious injuries. On top of that, you may not be able to return to work for an extended period of time. If you have been hurt in a fire, you are likely feeling both helpless and alone. Because of this, it is crucial that you speak with a North Carolina personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Ricci Law Firm, PA, our North Carolina accident attorneys are here to help you as you navigate the legal system for the first time after a fire. These traumatic incidents can have a huge and lasting impact on your life and leave you with questions that only an attorney will be able to answer. Luckily, our attorneys are here for you every step of the way so that you have options. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (252) 777-2222 to find out how we can assist you at this time.
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