Pope, MS (February 18, 2023) – A 72-year-old woman, identified as Rose Marie Carr, 72, lost her life in a house fire. The fire happened on Tuesday morning, February 14, in Pope.
Reports show the blaze occurred on McNeely Road at around 4:00 a.m. for reasons still under police investigation. Authorities say they believe the fire may have been related to electrical issues.
Carr called the fire department from inside the house but was unable to make it out. She died of smoke inhalation, according to information from the coroner.
Authorities in Pope continue to investigate the details of the incident.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Rose Marie Carr at this time.
Mississippi Structure Fires
Every year, thousands of people sustain serious injuries or lose their lives in residential fires in Mississippi. Those who survive fire-related injuries have to figure out how to get through prolonged hospital stays and may be unable to immediately return to work for some time. This can have a negative impact on every aspect of their life.
Some common injuries that result from residential fires include smoke inhalation issues, severe burns, and even fatalities. Many factors can cause serious injuries and fatalities in a fire. Some common types of negligence that cause fires in homes 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 hurt in a residential fire, you may be eligible to collect financial compensation for your injuries. A personal injury attorney in Pope from Mama Justice can help you build a solid legal claim and help you exercise your right toward financial compensation. You deserve to be compensated for your injuries, especially if they were caused by another person’s negligent actions.
Call 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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