Pell City, AL (September 13, 2021) – A fire tore through a home in St Clair County that ultimately led to the loss of one person’s life. At around 2:20 a.m., on September 12, emergency crews were requested to provide assistance at the scene of a fire in Pell City.
Reports from the Wolf Creek Fire Department show that a home located on Okalona Road caught on fire during the early morning hours. Crews rushed to the scene and tried to rescue one person through a window. However, the flames were too intense.
The person inside the home ended up passing away from their injuries. Three first responders were transported to area hospitals for the treatment of inhalation injuries.
At this time, the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victims who were injured in the accident. We hope for their full recovery.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Fire incidents in Pell City, Alabama
Every year, thousands of victims sustain injuries in accidents due to the negligence of others. In some instances, those harmed incur severe injuries that have a devastating impact on their lives. Regrettably, there are many instances where people are unable to recover and end up passing away from their injuries.
Fire incidents are one of the leading causes of accidental injuries and deaths in the United States. Every year, more than 13,000 people are injured and 2,980 people lose their lives in fires across the country. Although these incidents are often preventable, we continue to see victims hurt and killed at an alarming rate due to the negligent actions of property owners.
If your loved one has lost their life in a fire accident, you must reach out to a Pell City wrongful death lawyer at your earliest convenience. Although no amount of compensation can ever replace the lives of those who are taken away unexpectedly, it can help cover funeral expenses, burial costs, and other financial burdens you face as your family moves forward.
For a free legal consultation, call 877-562-0000
Pell City Wrongful Death Lawyers
For nearly four decades, the Pell City premises liability attorneys at Cory Watson Attorneys have helped bereaved families get justice after experiencing the loss of a loved one. Our law firm provides each client with an array of services, including:
- Investigating to determine the cause of the fire
- Gathering evidence in support of our clients’ claims
- Determining the financial impact surviving families face moving forward
- Fighting to recover full and fair compensation
Our law firm is dedicated to providing each client we work with individualized representation that truly reflects their needs. We understand the difficulties that grieving families face as they move forward. This helps our attorneys focus on providing the most trusted representation to ensure they are able to get the justice they deserve. If your loved one has lost their life in a fire incident, contact our personal injury attorneys in Alabama at (205) 328-2200 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Cory Watson Attorneys, we have focused our careers on giving back to our local community. Our careers have been dedicated to changing injured victims and their family’s lives for the better. We do this by fighting for and protecting their rights in a court of law to ensure that they receive full and fair compensation after being injured in an accident. Our goal is to bring awareness to the dangers associated with driving. The information provided in this post is not intended to be medical or legal advice. This is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.