Jackson, MS (August 3, 2023) – Firefighters in Jackson were dispatched to an apartment fire on Tuesday morning, August 1. The fire was reported at approximately 6:30 a.m.
A child was found unconscious and not breathing in the apartment that was located on Raymond Road. Reports show the child was given CPR and transported to the hospital, and had been suffering from smoke inhalation.
At this time, the condition of the child has not been released. Additionally, a firefighter suffered injuries when he broke a window attempting to get to the child. Officials report there was a small fire in the kitchen area of the apartment, however, the majority of the damage was smoke-related.
Authorities in Jackson continue to investigate the details of the accident.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim.
Residential Fires in Mississippi
Every year, thousands of Mississippians sustain serious injuries or end up losing their lives in residential fires. Those who sustain fire-related injuries have to endure lengthy hospital stays and may have to miss a lot of time at work. This can negatively affect their lives in numerous ways.
Some common injuries caused by residential fires include serious burns, smoke inhalation issues, and even fatalities. Some common types of negligence that lead to house fires may include:
- Defective fire equipment
- Code violations by contractors/subcontractors
- Smoke detectors that don’t work
- Old electrical wiring
- Negligence on the part of the home/owner/resident
If you were injured in a residential fire, you may qualify for financial compensation for your injuries and damages. A burn injury lawyer in Jackson from Mama Justice can help you build a strong legal claim and help you exercise your right toward financial compensation. You deserve justice and compensation for your injuries, especially if they were caused by the negligence of another person.
Contact the law office of Mama Justice as soon as you can to get started on your personal injury claim toward financial compensation. Our firm works on a contingency fee basis which means that our clients pay no upfront or out-of-pocket fees. We charge you nothing unless you are awarded financial compensation for your injuries and losses. You deserve to be able to make a full financial recovery so you can focus on your health and well-being. Call our law firm at (888) 484-1476 for more information on how we can help you.
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