Tupelo, MS (March 13, 2023) – A young boy lost his life in a house fire over the weekend in Tupelo, according to information gathered from local news sources. The incident happened in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 11.
Emergency crews went to the scene on Prentiss county Road 5301 and found a home on fire just east of Baldwyn. The blaze claimed the life of a 7-year-old boy and injured his grandmother. She was airlifted to Memphis Hospital to be treated for serious burns.
Numerous agencies responded to the scene of the incident, which is currently being investigated by the State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Prentiss County Fire Department.
We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim. We hope for the full recovery of the injured party.
Mississippi Structure Fires
Yearly, around 92% of fire-related fatalities are caused by home-related incidents. A fire can happen anywhere, from residential areas to commercial buildings. In just minutes, your entire life can be totally altered in so many ways due to a severe fire. Truthfully, fires are often preventable in nature and caused by negligence.
Two of the worst injuries that may be sustained by a fire victim include burns and smoke inhalation. These are sometimes so severe that they turn fatal. If you have lost a family member in a house fire, a lawyer may be able to help you recover compensation for the costs related to the incident.
Losing a loved one in a house fire is devastating. If you know that your loved one’s death may have been caused by the negligence of a person or party, such as the homeowner, landlord, or property owner, a lawyer can help you file a wrongful death claim for compensation.
The costs associated with funeral care, lost wages, pain, suffering, emotional turmoil, medical care costs, and more may be able to be compensated for when you file a wrongful death claim with a lawyer.
When you work with a wrongful death attorney in Tupelo, you will be able to collect compensation for the aforementioned expenses and more. You deserve to be able to recover financially without having to worry if you’ve lost someone you love in a negligently caused fire.
Our lawyers are here to help you through this trying time. We are aware of the overwhelming and stressful nature of a situation like this. We work to help you recover financially so you can focus on your emotional well-being.
When someone you love loses their life in a structure fire, their death can have a lasting impact on every aspect of your life. A wrongful death attorney can help you recover. Call Mama Justice to learn more about your legal rights at (662) 262-6264.
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