Las Vegas, NV – One Person Killed in Fire on Jackrabbit Run Ave
Las Vegas, NV (November 24, 2020) – A fiery incident claimed the life of one person just after noon on Tuesday. At approximately 12:15 p.m., on November 24, firefighters in Clark County were called to the site of an explosion incident on Jackrabbit Run Avenue
Reports show that a fire broke out at a home in the 6400 block of Jackrabbit Run Avenue, just south of the intersection of Desert Inn Road and Hollywood Boulevard. The fire caused significant damage to the structure. Firefighters were able to knock the fire down within 30-minutes. One person was located deceased inside the home. 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 Nevada
Fires 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. Although we hope that everyone is able to recover from their injuries, thousands of victims end up passing away each year due to fire or smoke injuries. When victims lose their lives in fires, due to another party’s negligence, their families should immediately reach out to a Nevada burn 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 Nevada 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 Nevada at 800-713-9340 or 513-852-5600 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.
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