Howell, NJ – Firefighter Injured In House Fire On Ethan DrNew Jersey Legal News
Howell, NJ (December 1, 2019) – A home in Howell Township, New Jersey was destroyed in a fire on Wednesday, November 27th. The local fire department was notified of a vehicle fire at a home on Ethan Drive in the Manasquan River Crossing neighborhood at around 10 a.m. The car fire had spread to the home by the time emergency responders arrived at the scene.
All occupants of the home were safely evacuated from the structure. However, a firefighter from the Squankum Fire Company was hospitalized after suffering from smoke inhalation while combatting the fire. He was taken to the Jersey Shore University Medical Center for treatment.
The current condition of the injured firefighter is not known at this time. An ongoing investigation into the incident is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
New Jersey Workplace Injuries
Certain workers are more prone to sustaining injuries. These include emergency responders, factory workers, and others who are potentially put at risk of serious injury while on the job. When this happens, you may be able to pursue compensation in addition to a workers’ comp claim.
Nearly every 7 seconds a worker in the United States is injured while on the job. This comes out to 540 injured workers per hour, on average. If you have been injured on the job, you may be eligible to recover compensation with the help of a New Jerseys workers comp attorney.
You need a law firm that has the resources to fight for your rights. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has been helping the people of New Jersey since 1965. Give us a call today at (201) 997-0030 if you or a loved one has been injured on the job.
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