Pinetops, NC (May 1, 2021) – On Thursday night, April 29, a child was killed in a fatal house fire in Pinetops.
According to police, the incident took place at 310 North 2nd Street. When fire crews were called to the scene around midnight, they found a two-story home that was fully engulfed in flames. A family was trapped in the house and worked to escape while fire crews arrived.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. A 6-year-old male child was unaccounted for. Fire crews were able to recover his body and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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.
Fatal Fires in North Carolina
Fires happen in the blink of an eye throughout the state of North Carolina every single year. These incidents happen in both residential and commercial areas due to many different reasons. In North Carolina, hundreds of lives are lost and thousands are injured each year due to the reckless acts of others. Losing somebody close to you in a fire, especially when this victim is a child, can impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have suffered the enormous loss of a loved one due to a fire, you have options and should never have to stand alone.
The loss of a loved one can happen unexpectedly, especially in the event of a fire. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may be feeling helpless and alone after you have lost a loved one in a fire. Luckily, families never have to stand alone after a fatal fire has turned their lives upside-down. You should be prepared to speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
Our North Carolina accident attorneys at Ricci Law Firm Injury Lawyers, PA are here to assist you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal accident. We believe that you have many options under North Carolina accident law and will stand by your side every step of the way. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina for the help you deserve at (252) 777-2222.
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