Paterson, NJ – Firefighter Injured Battling Blaze on Butler St
Paterson, NJ (June 17, 2020) – On Sunday afternoon, June 14th, a house fire in Paterson left one Firefighter injured. Officials from the local fire department were called to the scene of the blaze at around 2:30 p.m. The fire involved a residential area located on Butler Street.
The fire broke out for unknown reasons. Nearly 25 people were dispatched to combat the fire. One firefighter at the scene suffered injuries and was transported to a nearby medical facility.
An ongoing investigation into the accident is in progress.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
Fire Injuries in New Jersey
Across the country, fire departments respond to nearly 354,400 house fires each year. These blazes contribute to around $6.9 billion in property damage. Thousands of civilians lose their lives in house fires annually in the United States.
If you or a loved one is injured in a New Jersey accident, the resulting damages can be overwhelming. Many victims are unsure of what to do next to protect their legal rights. An experienced New Jersey personal injury attorney can help injured victims and their families recover lost compensation.
Since 1965, Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC has provided reliable, result-driven legal services to New Jersey residents. New Jersey personal injury law is broad, involving an array of different accidents, and each comes with its own unique rules and limitations. Contact our offices today at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case.
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