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Melrose, NY – Elderly Woman Killed, 10 Injured in Apt Fire on Park Ave in the Bronx

Melrose, NY (May 5, 2021) – An early morning fire on Wednesday, May 5th, left an elderly woman deceased and at least 10 others injured, according to local authorities. The fatal accident was reported in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx at around 5:00 a.m.

Officials say that a three-alarm fire started on the third floor of an apartment building located near 3200 Park Avenue. Firefighters arrived at the scene as flames spread throughout the building and went to work extinguishing the blaze.

EMTs transported a 91-year-old woman and two others to Lincoln Hospital where the elderly woman was later pronounced deceased. Two other victims, identified only as an 80-year-old man and a 54-year-old man are currently listed in critical and stable conditions, respectively.

All other victims, including at least one firefighter, suffered non-life-threatening injuries but no further information concerning the victims has been reported. The cause of the fire is believed to be a charging electric scooter but the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time. Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this tragedy. We understand that there is absolutely nothing more devastating than the unexpected loss of a family member, especially if the accident that took their life could have been avoided in any way possible.

Our wrongful death lawyer in New York is available 24 hours a day to answer all of your questions concerning the fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one. Call 1-888-657-1460 to be connected with our New York wrongful death lawyer Michael A. Rose today. You will be provided with a free case evaluation, a complimentary copy of the police accident report, and the assurance that your legal rights will be protected.

Residential Fires in New York

5/5 Melrose, NY – Elderly Woman Killed, 10 Injured in Apt Fire on Park Ave in the Bronx

A national average of around 2.5 deaths and 9.8 injuries per 1,000 residential fires was reported in 2018. Throughout New York state, authorities found that deaths triggered by residential fires rose by no less than 50% between the years of 2016 and 2017. Recently confirmed data also shows that during the same year, a total of 73 civilian fatalities were the consequences of serious residential fires in New York. Following such an overwhelming event, victims and their loved ones are often left with the high cost of essential services such as hospitalization and continued medical care for sometimes years after.

After losing a loved one in a careless, reckless, or otherwise negligent New York accident by no fault of the victim, it may feel like no amount of compensation could make you feel complete again. While it is true that no financial restitution can ever fully make up for your losses, filing a wrongful death claim against the responsible party or parties can go a long way toward helping you find some semblance of peace again.

Local Accident Reports was created as a resource for families who have lost a loved one in a sudden New York personal injury accident. We provide invaluable resources and information for anyone who is grieving the loss of a family member, particularly if that loss occurred as a result of an accident that was beyond the control of the victim.

We are ready to work to protect your rights and fight for the justice you and your loved ones deserve. If you have suffered due to a fatal accident that was caused by another person’s careless, reckless, negligent, or intentional actions, you must seek out immediate legal guidance. Call New York wrongful death lawyer, Michael A. Rose at 1-888-657-1460 to obtain a free police accident report and begin down the path toward justice today.

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