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Aurora, CO – One Person Seriously Injured in Fire near E Iliff Ave

By Burg Simpson
August 18, 2020
4 min read

Aurora, CO (August 18, 2020) – A fire incident on Monday morning left one person seriously injured in the Sterling Hills section of Aurora, according to local news sources. During the early-morning hours of August 17, firefighters with the Aurora Fire Department responded to the site of a residential fire near Iliff Avenue.

According to reports, a fire broke out in the basement of a home located near the area of Iliff Avenue and Tower Road for unknown reasons. Crews arrived at the site of the fire to discover smoke pouring out the first and second floors of the home. Crews quickly went to work battling the blaze. One person inside the home was seriously injured. Firefighters were able to assist the victim in exiting the home. The victim was provided medical treatment at the site of the fire before being rushed to a local hospital for further treatment of injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

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

Fire Incidents in Colorado

Aurora, CO – One Person Seriously Injured in Fire near E Iliff AveFires 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. As if the loss of homes and possessions were not enough, many people are harmed in these unexpected incidents. In far too many cases, victims suffer life-threatening injuries due to defective appliances, faulty wiring, and various other reasons. Although we would like to think that fires are rare, they happen fairly often and have a life-changing impact on those involved.

Nearly 500,000 people require medical treatment for burn injuries throughout the United States each year. More than 40,000 hospitalizations are the result of acute burn injuries while more than 30,000 people require treatment at specialized burn centers. Many victims suffer burn injuries due to defective products and faulty appliances. When victims are injured in fires, due to another party’s negligence, they should reach out to a Colorado personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.

Working with a team of attorneys who are skilled, aggressive, and competent will ensure you are in the best position possible to move forward after being harmed in a fire incident. The attorneys at Burg Simpson have decades of experience working to help our clients protect their legal rights in the aftermath of fire incidents. Our personal injury attorneys in Colorado provide aggressive legal representation to ensure victims collect full and fair compensation to cover medical treatment, lost wages, and more. We strive to provide the most trusted legal representation for our clients to ensure they are able to get the justice they truly deserve after being harmed in fire incidents. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Colorado at (888) 895-2080 to see how we can help you. Our team is available to meet with you at your earliest convenience to discuss the circumstances surrounding your claim.

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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