New Haven, CT (May 6, 2019) – Just after 3:20 a.m. on May 5, calls came in to the New Haven Police and fire department regarding a fire at 150 West Street in New Haven.
Upon arriving at the structure, firefighters located two individuals in the back stairway of the house. The two individuals were removed from the house and transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where they were later pronounced deceased.
Three individuals inside the house jumped out of the second and third-floor windows. One of the individuals who jumped out of the second floor was injured and transported to an area hospital for treatment.
Four firefighters working to put out the fire sustained burn injuries and suffered from smoke inhalation. Those injured received medical treatment for their injuries.
Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the two victims who lost their lives in this incident.
We pray those injured are able to make a full recovery.
Fire Injuries In Connecticut
According to the Office of Education and Data Management, there are 246 fire jurisdictions throughout the state of Connecticut. These firefighters respond to hundreds of fire calls each year, some of which result in serious injuries or death.
When victims are injured, or lose their lives in fire incidents, it is crucial for families to contact a Connecticut personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Victims may be entitled to restitution to cover the medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages incurred from the incident.
Connecticut burn injury attorneys who work at the Law Offices of Paul Levin are known for taking a very different approach to help victims with their personal injury cases. Our Connecticut personal injury attorneys work to help victims restore what they have lost and find balance against all of the harm suffered. Over the past three decades, our firm has helped thousands of victims get compensation to cover medical treatments necessary to make a full recovery and move on with their lives the best way they know how. Contact us today at (860) 322-5302 to schedule a free case evaluation.
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Disclaimer: As active members in our local and statewide communities, we are saddened by these accidents and our hearts go out to the friends, family, and victims affected by them. Our intent in these posts is to raise awareness in our community of the dangers involved in these activities and to hopefully prevent future injuries. This information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should always speak with an experienced legal professional about your case.