Queens, NY – Three Hurt in Apartment Fire at 39th Ave & Roosevelt St

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Queens, NY - Three Hurt in Apartment Fire at 39th Ave & Roosevelt St

Queens, NY (April 22, 2024) – There were several confirmed injuries after an apartment fire in the Queens area on Monday, April 22. The incident took place early that morning around 3:17 a.m. Local authorities were dispatched to a fire at a five-story apartment complex at the corner of 39th Avenue and Roosevelt Street. 

The fire reportedly was contained in two rooms in the building. Responding emergency crews were able to contain the fire and extinguish the blaze after several hours.  Three people involved were hurt in the blaze, with one victim listed in serious condition. The injured parties were hospitalized by ambulance for the treatment of the sustained injuries. No further information on the fire is currently available. An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is being managed by local law enforcement officials. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Apartment Fires in New York

Queens, NY - Three Hurt in Apartment Fire at 39th Ave & Roosevelt StAccording to NFPA Research, there was a 14 percent rise in apartment fire deaths between 2021 and 2022, and injuries from apartment fires increased by 7 percent during this time. Not only that, but the amount of property damaged by apartment fires increased by almost 6 percent. A total of 29 occurred of residential fires reported occurred in apartment complexes. Apartment buildings accounted for 31 percent of fire-related injuries and 17 percent of all fire-related deaths. Every 310 households had a reported domestic fire at some point in the past. During this time, there were an estimated 368,500 residential structure fires in the United States. A total of 2,770 people died, 11,650 were injured, and $8.1 billion worth of property was destroyed in these fires. Residential buildings accounted for 77 percent of all fire fatalities and 75 percent of all fire injuries. 

Being injured in a fire is never easy. You may be unexpectedly left with serious injuries and financial damages that can make life very difficult. A trained Queens personal injury lawyer is ready to fight for your legal rights. If you are ready to get to work on your case, contact the offices of Isaacson, Schiowitz & Korson LLP today at (516) 774-3635. 

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