Las Vegas, Nevada (June 25, 2019)
Sources are reporting that a woman was severely burned in a two-alarm fire in a strip mall located in central Las Vegas. The incident occurred on Monday, June 24th, around 9:22 p.m.
The Clark County Fire Department was called to the scene, where the fire was reported to have begun at a beauty supply store. The location of that store was reported to be at East Tropicana Road, near Pecos Road.
It took only minutes for the CCFD to put out the flames and were successful in diminishing fire around 9:48 p.m., according to Assistant Fire Chief Troy Tuke.
The victim suffered burns on her extremities and was transported to the hospital for treatment.
The fire caused additional damages to two other business in close proximity.
The details as to the severity of the damages and the cause of the fire are still under investigation
Our thoughts are with the injured victim, in hopes of a complete recovery.
Burn Accidents In Nevada
The U.S. Fire Administration estimates that in 2016, there were 1,800 fatalities caused by fires.17.5% of the fires caused across the country that year were due to unintentional circumstances, such as carelessness.
The Cottle Firm Nevada burn attorneys understand what horrible tragedies fires can be. We understand the long-term physical and psychological effects that burn victims endure. When you have been injured in a fire that was not your fault, whether at home, in your neighborhood, on the road, or at a place of business, you have the right to seek compensation for the damages you sustained from that fire. Our aggressive attorneys work hard for those who have been injured. Additionally, we can also provide the proper resources to victims to ensure they receive the proper diagnosis and treatment plan to recover and heal fully. Our team of Las Vegas burn accident attorneys can help you with your personal injury claim. If you have been burned in a fire, call us today and speak with one of our caring Las Vegas personal injury attorneys at 702-722-6111.
To create these stories, outside sources were utilized in regards to the basic facts and information included in the piece. These sources include news bulletins and first-hand accounts. The details of the accidents have not been independently verified by our own staff and may not represent the whole story. If you have information that should be included or know of any inaccuracies included in these pieces, please let us know and we will adjust the posting accordingly.
At The Cottle Firm, we are proud and active members of the local community, and we strive to improve the lives of everyone in the state of Nevada. We are devastated by these accidents but hope that by bringing awareness to them, we can better protect our communities and prevent these accidents from occurring in the future. These stories not a solicitation for business, and the information included within should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope all those injured a quick recovery and our hearts go out to the friends and families of lost loved ones.