Newark, NJ – Three Firefighters Injured in Blaze on S Orange Ave
Newark, NJ (May 2, 2020) – In Newark, three firefighters were reportedly hospitalized after battling a blaze on Tuesday. On April 28th, authorities from the local fire department were called to a house fire located at the 300 block of South Orange Avenue. According to local reports, the fire broke out at around 3:30 p.m. in a four-story, mixed-use building.
The fire spread throughout the structure. While fighting the fire, three firefighters sustained injuries. All three injured parties were taken to University Hospital for the treatment of sustained injuries.
An investigation into the incident is currently underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
New Jersey Smoke Inhalation Injuries
Smoke inhalation injuries can increase your chances of being killed by a burn by nearly 3.6%. These injuries result in respiratory issues in 73% of cases. Dealing with these injuries may require long-term care or treatment.
Inhalation injuries can lead to acute injuries to your respiratory system and lungs. These injuries can occur when you inhale harmful substances, such as smoke in the event of a fire. These types of injuries can also result from extreme heat.
Those injured in a fire should consult with a New Jersey personal injury lawyer. Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has years of experience helping injured parties obtain fair settlements after an injury. Contact us today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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