Las Vegas, NV – One Killed in Chapel Fire on Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV (January 14, 2021) – A fire incident reported in the Las Vegas area claimed one person’s life on Tuesday evening. On January 12, the Las Vegas Fire and Recuse responded to the scene of a fire incident near Las Vegas Boulevard.
Reports from authorities show that a fire broke out at an old wedding chapel located near the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and South 4th Street. Firefighters from thirty fire units and 70 personnel responded to the scene to battle the blaze. Crews were able to take control of the situation and assess the damage. During the morning hours on Wednesday, crews located one person deceased inside the building. No other injuries were reported. At this time, the cause of the fire 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. 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 Nevada. 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 Nevada 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 Nevada 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 Nevada at (888) 895-2080 to explore the legal options available for you.
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