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Buena Vista, CO – Fire Off US-24 Claims Two Lives & Left One Injured

By Burg Simpson
June 14, 2020
4 min read

Buena Vista, CO (June 14, 2020) – A fire incident in Buena Vista claimed two victims’ lives and left one other seriously injured, according to reports. At approximately 1:30 a.m., on June 11, the Buena Vista Fire Department and Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of a house fire just off US Highway 24.

Reports show that a fire broke out at a residence just one mile north of Buena Vista for unknown reasons. The home quickly became engulfed in flames, trapping the four residents inside. A woman and a boy were located inside the home deceased. A man was critically injured and airlifted from the scene to a local trauma center. A girl was uninjured and released to a relative at the scene. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this accident. We hope for their full recovery.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the victims who lost their lives in this accident.

Fatal Fire Incidents in Colorado

Buena Vista, CO – Fire Off US-24 Claims Two Lives & Left One InjuredFires throughout the United States have a devastating impact on families. In some cases, material losses are overwhelming. Families who lose their homes, all their possessions, and essentially their livelihoods are forced to start over. In far too many cases, victims suffer fatal injuries due to defective appliances, faulty wiring, and for various other reasons.

Every year, numerous people lose their lives in fires throughout Colorado. Many accidents are preventable, yet we continue to see the overwhelming consequences of negligent, reckless, and careless parties. When victims lose their lives in fire incidents, families are often left to grieve their unexpected loss. In some cases, their families can reach out to a Colorado wrongful death lawyers to explore legal options available to them. Families may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate some of the financial burdens they face moving forward.

Burg Simpson’s accident attorney Colorado pedestrian has extensive experience protecting the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in accidents due to the negligence of others. Our law firm is committed to helping those harmed rebuild their lives after having their loved ones taken away due to an accident. Our attorney has extensive resources, a nationwide reputation, and a proven track record of success helping victims and their families. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to explore legal options available for you.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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