Philadelphia, PA – One Killed in Deadly House Fire on W Diamond St

Philadelphia, PA – One Killed in Deadly House Fire on W Diamond St

Philadelphia, PA (January 10, 2021) – One person was found dead at the scene of a house fire in the Philadelphia area on Friday, January 8. 

Local sources revealed that the fire occurred at a residence located at the 2300 block of W. Diamond Street. Firefighters were called to the site of the blaze at around 1:30 a.m. that morning. The fire was reportedly under control within an hour. 

After the fire was extinguished, emergency responders located a body. The deceased victim has not been identified at this time. The cause of the fire has not yet been reported. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly fire is currently underway. 

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

Deadly Structure Fires in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA - One Killed in Deadly House Fire on W Diamond StEach year, nearly 4,000 Americans are killed in residential structure fires across the country. Statistics reveal that more than 2,000 suffer from serious injuries. Nearly 80% of civilian fatalities resulting from fires occur at the home. It only takes a little over three minutes for the heat of a house fire to reach one thousand degrees. Fire departments across the country respond to over 300,000 residential structure fires each year on average. 

Family members are often left reeling after a loved one’s life is tragically cut short due to the negligence of another, and recovering can be a difficult battle for surviving family members who are left to pick up the pieces. It is only natural to want to grieve, and pursuing a lawsuit is usually the least of their concerns. However, a Philadelphia wrongful death lawsuit can potentially help your family recover financial compensation resulting from your devastating loss. 

At Edelstein, Martin, and Nelson, we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients after they have suffered the loss of a dear family member. Our Philadelphia wrongful death attorneys can support your family through this difficult time and bring you some peace of mind while making sure that the at-fault party is held responsible. Contact our offices today at (215) 731-9900 if you have unfairly lost a family member in a deadly Pennsylvania accident.

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