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Williams County, OH – Man Killed & Woman Injured in Explosion on County Road Q50

By Burg Simpson
August 27, 2021
4 min read

Williams County, OH (August 26, 2021) – One man has lost his life and a woman was left injured following a home explosion in Williams County on Monday. Just before 4:30 p.m., on August 23, emergency crews were notified that their assistance was needed on-site at an explosion on County Road Q50.

Reports from authorities show that an explosion occurred at a home located in the 6900 block of County Road Q50 during the early evening hours. The incident caused severe damage to the structure.

One man inside the home sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. A second victim, identified only as the deceased man’s wife, was injured. The woman was transported to a local hospital for care. The Northwest Township Fire Department spent an extensive time at the scene as they worked to take control of the fire. At this time, the incident remains under investigation by the Ohio State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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 victim who lost their life in this accident. Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Explosion Incidents in Williams County, Ohio

Explosion incidents across the United States claimed the lives of countless people every year. In many instances, explosions are caused by gas leaks, natural oil, and negligence. When victims lose their lives in explosions, their families are often forced to endure overwhelming consequences. 

Not only are many families left homeless and lose all of their possessions, but they are forced to endure towering financial burdens related to funeral expenses and burial costs. When victims lose their lives in explosions, it is crucial that their families act quickly to explore legal options available to them.

Depending on the circumstances surrounding the incident, families may have legal options available to recover compensation to help cover some of the financial burdens they face moving forward. Seeking the assistance of a knowledgeable explosion injury attorney can help to ensure your family is in the best position possible to move forward after enduring the loss of a loved one due to an explosion incident. 

A skilled legal team will investigate the circumstances surrounding the explosion to determine its cause. Once the cause of the explosion is identified, the attorneys will identify all liable parties and help you to pursue legal options available to hold them accountable for their actions.

Our national explosion injury attorneys at Burg Simpson have extensive experience fighting to protect the legal rights of families who have lost loved ones in explosion incidents across the United States. We have gained a national reputation for providing responsive and effective representation for our clients to ensure they are able to hold negligent parties accountable and get the justice they deserve. 

If you have lost a loved one in an explosion incident, it is crucial that you act quickly to ensure your legal rights are protected. Contact our national personal injury attorneys as soon as possible to schedule a free case evaluation with our team to discuss the legal options available for you. Don’t wait, call (888) 895-2080 to get started on your case.

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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