Dalton, GA (October 14, 2021) – On Wednesday, October 13, an arrest was made related to a house fire that led to injuries in Dalton.
According to Whitfield County officials, the incident happened in a house on Broad Acre Road. A 25-year-old woman set fire to a 2,000-square-foot home in the early morning hours due to reasons that are not yet known. Fire crews got the fire under control and confirmed that the fire was intentionally set in the living room of the home.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person inside the home was injured as a result of the fire. They were taken to a hospital in Atlanta for treatment of their injuries but are expected to be okay.
The woman who intentionally set fire to the home was arrested. She was charged with first degree arson, possession of tools to commit a crime, criminal damage to property, and reckless conduct.
The area was blocked for an extended period of time as fire crews brought the fire under control.
The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
House Fires in Georgia
House fires take place every single week in the state of Georgia. These accidents happen in both residential and commercial areas. House fires happen due to many reasons but many occur due to the negligence of others. These incidents lead to serious injuries such as smoke inhalation and burn injuries. The injuries that stem from fires can impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have been hurt in a fire, you may wonder where you can turn. You should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind after a fire has caused you injuries.
The aftermath of a fire can impact your life in a variety of ways. You may have a variety of questions that you will not be able to answer on your own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company involved in your claim for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Dalton personal injury lawyer.
Dalton Fire Accident Attorneys
Our skilled attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC are here for you after you have been hurt in a serious fire caused by another party. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fire on both physical and financial levels. Our attorneys will stand by your side and help you work toward compensation for a wide array of financial aspects. We are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Dalton at (888) 579-1790 to find out what options you have at this time.
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Disclaimer: At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC Attorneys at Law, we are always looking to improve the quality and safety of our state and have been saddened by the outcome of many accidents across Georgia. We hope to inform those in our community about these accidents in the hopes that they will work to avoid serious Georgia accidents in the future. These posts are not to be taken as a solicitation for business. The information within should never be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. We hope that all involved in these accidents will receive a speedy recovery.