Kinston, NC (November 22, 2021) – At 1:30 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, November 21, a child was killed in a fatal house fire in Kinston.
According to Lenoir County officials, the incident happened at 1879 Water Drive. Fire crews received calls that a mobile home was on fire in the area. When they arrived at the scene, they found the home completely engulfed in flames and started to rescue those inside while bringing the fire under control.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. They were able to pull a juvenile out to safety but they were tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Three other people were injured and had to be treated at the scene. It is not known if the parties were hospitalized.
The damage to the home was incredibly substantial and considered a loss. The area was blocked for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal House Fires in North Carolina
Between the years 2015 and 2019, approximately 26% of fires took place in North Carolina homes. These incidents happen in both residential and commercial structures, causing severe harm to those involved. In fact, many victims of fires will suffer from serious injuries such as smoke inhalation and burn injuries. Unfortunately, some of these injuries can be so severe that they take the lives of those involved. Losing a loved one in a fire can impact every aspect of your life, leaving you to feel alone and confused. Because of this, you should have the help of an attorney on your side who can assist you.
The loss of a loved one, especially a child, can impact your life in a variety of ways. This can leave you feeling helpless and confused about your options. You may have questions that you are unable to answer on your own, which can impact your life in many ways. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost someone close to you in a fire, you and your family have options. You should be prepared to speak with a compassionate Kinston wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Kinston Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm, PA are here to help you if you have lost someone you love in a fatal house fire. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a fire on your own, especially when it has led to the loss of life in another party. We will help you work toward compensation for many aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Funeral costs
- Pain and suffering
If you have lost someone you love in a fire, you are not alone. Please contact an accident attorney in Kinston at (252) 777-2222 for more information.
Notes: Our team of writers uses a variety of outside and secondary sources to create these posts. These sources include news stories, police incident reports, social media platforms, state police news bulletins, as well as eyewitness accounts that report about the injuries related to accidents throughout North Carolina. For that reason, the details about this accident have not been independently confirmed or verified. If you identify any information that is not correct, please notify us as soon as possible so that we can correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. If for any reason you would like the post to be removed, please let us know and we will remove the post as soon as possible.
Disclaimers: We have worked hard to become highly regarded members of the North Carolina business community. Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, P.A. wants to create awareness about the dangers associated with driving and hopes that our fellow North Carolinians will take all the steps necessary to avoid being involved in a serious wreck. This news post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The pictures used in this post are not taken at the accident scene.