Cartersville, GA (December 6, 2021) – At 3:33 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, December 5, a fatal house fire occurred in a home in Cartersville.
According to Cartersville officials, the incident took place in a home at 8 Oakdale Drive. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they found a home that was fully engulfed in flames and smoke. Fire officials received information that parties could be inside so they conducted a search while working to get the fire under control.
Paramedics and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Two victims were found inside the home and pulled out to safety. The victims, identified as a 24-year-old woman and a 14-month-old, were pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was hurt in the fire.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time as the fire was brought under control.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the fire remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
House Fires in Georgia
Fires occur in the blink of an eye throughout the state of Georgia. These incidents happen in both residential and commercial areas. Within minutes, a house could become fully engulfed in flames and smoke, trapping those inside. The most severe injuries that stem from fires include smoke inhalation and burn injuries. These injuries tend to take the lives of those involved when they are severe enough. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a house fire, you may be feeling alone and confused. You have options during these difficult times. You and your family should have the dedicated help of an attorney on your side at this time.
Losing a loved one in a fatal fire can affect your life in many ways. You may have questions that you are unable to answer on your own. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for the fire? What deadlines will you be required to meet as you move forward with a successful claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a dedicated and compassionate Cartersville wrongful death attorney.
Cartersville Fatal Fire Attorneys
If you have lost somebody you love in a fire, our attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here to help you. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. Having an attorney on your side can lessen the stress that you may be feeling associated with a fatal fire. We will help you work toward justice and compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. You have options during these challenging times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Cartersville at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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