Charlotte, NC (February 1, 2021) – On Monday morning, February 1, two people were killed in a fatal house fire in Charlotte.
According to officials, the fire broke out at a home in Latchington Court. Fire crews arrived at the scene to find the house fully engulfed in flames and eight people inside the home. Fire crews went inside to help those in need.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the fire. Two people died at the scene of the fire. One person was hospitalized as a result of the fire. The other people inside the home were able to escape and were okay.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fires in North Carolina
Fatal fires take place every year in the entire state of North Carolina. In 2018, statistics showed that approximately 133 people were killed in fires throughout the state due to the negligence of others. Some of the most common injuries that result from these fires include burn injuries and smoke inhalation injuries. These injuries are sometimes so severe that they can risk the lives of those involved. Losing a loved one can have a huge impact on your life and leave you with a wide array of questions.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to lose a loved one but this is the reality when North Carolina fires break out. Families should never have to worry about how they will afford to pay the bills after a loved one has been taken from them in the event of a North Carolina fire. Losing someone you love can be challenging as you ask how you will afford to pay the bills as you grieve your losses. It is important that you speak with a North Carolina wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Maurer Law, our North Carolina accident attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a North Carolina fire. We understand how complex and life-altering a fire can be and the impact that it can have on your life. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward compensation to cover aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in North Carolina at (844) 817-8058 for more information.
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