Las Vegas, NV (July 3, 2022) – On Sunday afternoon, July 3, one individual was injured while attempting to flee a home fire.
At roughly 3:45 p.m., the incident occurred at a house in the 5000 block of Champions Avenue, near Sahara Avenue and Nellis Boulevard. According to the Clark County Fire Department (CCFD), dispatch got reports of a house fire, with early information indicating that one tenant was still inside the residence and one person was wounded while attempting to escape. When firefighters arrived, they discovered a rear shed on fire, which had extended to the backside of the two-story home.
The fire was out by 4:10 p.m., with workers subsequently verifying that all eight residents in the home had survived and one individual sustaining mild to moderate injuries. Although the cause of the fire has not been identified, an inquiry is ongoing.
We want to send our heartfelt consolations to all affected by Sunday’s fire.
Injuries and Fatalities in Las Vegas-area Residential Fires
Each year, fire departments in the United States respond to an estimated 3,000 hotel and motel fires. Even while these incidents accounted for fewer than 2 percent of all structure fires last year, they caused 10 deaths, 125 injuries, and approximately $80 million in property damage. In these households, cooking equipment and kitchen accidents are the leading causes of fires, accounting for more than half of all fires.
These fires were unfortunately responsible for approximately 9 percent of civilian fatalities and nearly 21 percent of all injuries. When a person is exposed to fire, caustic chemicals, or extreme temperatures, they often get severe injuries. In addition, burn injuries may result in permanent deformity and costly medical treatments, such as skin grafts and other operations.
As a result, those affected by these calamities often face financial hardships, serious health conditions, and emotional anguish. When people are murdered in these fires, their families may be placed in a difficult situation. In addition to grieving the unexpected passing of a loved one, families must also cope with expensive medical expenses and unplanned funeral costs. If you or a loved one were injured or killed in a fire, you may be able to take legal action.
Please call a Las Vegas personal injury attorney as soon as possible if you have been wounded in one of these horrifying events. With the assistance of an experienced Nevada accident injury attorney, you have a variety of legal options. At the Eric Roy Law Firm, one of our Las Vegas personal injury lawyers will promptly set up a no-cost, one-on-one appointment to evaluate the facts surrounding your accident.
Our goal is to fully comprehend your needs and surpass your expectations, so you can count on us to provide exceptional legal services in a considerate and timely manner. In addition, our recommendations are personalized to your particular needs. We will work with you and your family every step of the way to increase the likelihood of success for your accident claim. Our devoted legal team has fought relentlessly for victims and their families for years. Please contact us as soon as possible at 702-423-3333 to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation. Our staff is accessible to support you and your family 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
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