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Platteville, CO – Fire Incident on Grand Ave Claims One life

By Burg Simpson
December 18, 2020
3 min read

Platteville, CO (December 18, 2020) – A fire incident early Friday morning claimed one person’s life in the Platteville area. Just before 2:40 a.m., on December 14, the Platteville Gilcrest Fire Protection District responded to a fire incident on Grand Avenue.

Reports show that a fire broke out at a trailer located in the 700 block of Grand Avenue. The fire spread quickly through the home and caused severe damage. Crews with the Frederick Firestone Fire and LaSalle Fire arrived at the scene to assist firefighters. One person inside the trailer was fatally injured along with their pet. No other injuries were reported. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to extend 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 Colorado

Platteville, CO – Fire Incident on Grand Ave Claims One lifeFires 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 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 lawyer to explore the 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 fire accident attorneys in Colorado have 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 the 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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