Philadelphia, PA – Three Killed in Fatal House Fire on N Croskey StPa Accident News
Philadelphia, PA (November 15, 2022) – Around 10 p.m. on the night of Monday, November 14, three people were killed in a fatal house fire in Philadelphia.
According to Philadelphia Police, the fire broke out in a home at 3100 North Croskey Street. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they discovered that smoke was engulfing a home in the area. Fire crews jumped into action to bring the fire under control and save those who needed help.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were at the scene to help those with injuries. Unfortunately, two people were tragically pronounced dead at the scene because they were unable to escape the fire. The parties were only identified as an adult male and female. A 57-year-old man who was found inside the home was initially hospitalized but has tragically been pronounced deceased since then. One person was also hospitalized in critical condition.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time. Fire crews worked to bring the fire under control, which took some time.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the families and friends of the parties who lost their lives in this incident. We also hope that the injured party will receive a speedy recovery.
Fatal House Fires in Pennsylvania
Residential fires take place every single day in Pennsylvania. Though some are quickly brought under control by fire crews, others blaze out of control and lead to extensive damages. In fact, some fires lead to fatalities in those involved. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 6 people were killed out of every 1,000 fires throughout Pennsylvania. Losing somebody you love in a house fire or a commercial-related fire can be a devastating thing to experience. This is why families are urged to speak with an attorney who has handled these types of accidents in the past.
The aftermath of a fire can be a difficult thing to face, especially if somebody that you love has been taken from you prematurely. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. It can be stressful to face a wrongful death claim entirely on your own, which is why you should never delay when it comes to seeking help. You should speak with a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney as soon as possible so that you can move forward during these complicated times.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal house fire. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels after a fatal house fire. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation you deserve for an array of aspects, which include the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
- Funeral and burial expenses
You have options and should not have to stand alone as you face your wrongful death claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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