Toms River, NJ – Woman Killed in Silverton Fire

Toms River, NJ – Woman Killed in Silverton Fire

Toms River, NJ (February 16, 2020) – A fire at a residential home in Toms River killed one woman on Friday, February 7th. The fire occurred in the Silverton neighborhood at around 11 p.m. Multiple fire departments responded to the residence. 

A man, a woman, and three children were reportedly in the house at the time of the blaze. The man and three children were able to escape, but the woman remained inside the home as the fire raged on. The woman’s body was found inside the home by emergency responders as the flame was extinguished. 

A Toms River Township police officer was also injured and taken to Community Medical Center for treatment. 

We would like to extend our condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Smoke Inhalation Injuries in New Jersey

Toms River, NJ - Woman Killed in Silverton FireSmoke inhalation is the leading cause of death involving fires. It can be serious and can result in a life-threatening situation in a matter of seconds. People risk serious injuries when they inhale hot gases and possibly toxic vapors. 

When you are injured by smoke inhalation, your chances of suffering a fatal burn injury increases. It has also been found to result in respiratory complications in 73 percent of reported cases. Injured victims should contact a qualified New Jersey personal injury lawyer to discuss their legal options.

Brady, Brady, & Reilly, LLC is here to help you recover after being seriously injured. We can help you navigate the complicated claims process and protect your right to compensation. Give us a call at (201) 997- 0030 to discuss your case today. 

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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.