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Fredonia, PA – Firefighters Injured in Explosion on Mercer Rd near District Rd

By Burg Simpson
July 8, 2021
4 min read
Fredonia, PA – Firefighters Injured in Explosion on Mercer Rd near District Rd

Fredonia, PA (July 8, 2021) – Authorities were called to the scene of an explosion incident in Mercer County that sent several victims to local hospitals with injuries. At approximately 1042 p.m., on July 5, emergency crews were called to the scene of an incident on Mercer Road.

Reports from authorities show that a propane tank exploded at a residence on Mercer Road near the area of District Road in Fredonia. The incident because the garage on the structure to catch on fire. Firefighters from the Sombrero responded to the scene and attempted to battle the blaze. A total of four firefighters sustained injuries in the accident. Two other firefighters were transported to UPMC in Greenville for evaluation. The third victim was rushed to an emergency room for further care. A fourth victim was treated for their injuries at the scene. At this time, the circumstances surrounding the explosion are under investigation.

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

Explosion Incidents in Pennsylvania

Every day, explosion incidents take place across the United States that end in injuries. In many instances, victims are often sent to area hospitals really have to undergo extensive medical care. Many victims sustain severe burn injuries that require emergency medical attention. As if the immediate consequences were not enough, many victims are left with permanent scarring, muscle damage, and nerve damage following these incidents. These and other severe injuries can dramatically impact the health and well-being of victims.

Regrettably, many explosion incidents take place due to negligence. When victims are injured in explosion incidents it is crucial that they seek the assistance of a knowledgeable explosion injury attorney as soon as possible. In some cases, victims may have legal options available to help them hold negligent actors accountable so they can get the justice they deserve. By pursuing legal options available, victims are able to recover compensation to help alleviate the cost they face for medical expenses, long-term care costs, lost wages, and a variety of other economic and non-economic damages resulting from their incidents.

Our team at Burg Simpson has over four decades of experience fighting to protect the legal rights of victims across the nation who have been injured in explosion incidents. Our national explosion injury attorneys have extensive resources that allow us to thoroughly investigate each accident to determine its cause. We have earned a national reputation for providing our clients with responsive and effective legal representation to ensure they are in the best position possible to get justice for their injuries. By calling (888) 895-2080 at your earliest convenience, our team can meet with you to review the circumstances surrounding your accident and to determine the best legal options available to help you get the justice you deserve. Contact our national personal injury attorneys at your earliest convenience to schedule a free case evaluation with our team so we can get started on protecting your legal rights and helping you get justice and compensation for your injuries.

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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