Lithonia, GA (July 21, 2021) – At 5:20 a.m. on Wednesday morning, July 21, one person was killed in a fatal house fire in Lithonia.
According to police, the incident took place at a home on Berryside Drive. The home was completely engulfed in flames when fire crews arrived at the scene. In fact, fire crews said that the fire was so intense that they feared it could catch homes around it on fire. The second story of the home quickly collapsed.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help. They searched the home and found a body in the debris. The unidentified victim was pronounced dead at the scene due to severe trauma caused by the fire.
The area was blocked for some time as fire crews put out the fire.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal House Fires in Georgia
House fires do not happen as commonly in Georgia as many other states but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most immense harm. Fires happen in both residential and commercial areas, causing severe harm to those involved. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon in a fatal house fire but this is the reality that many families face every single year. Losing somebody you love in one of these incidents can impact your life in a variety of ways. If you have said goodbye to a loved one and wonder where you can turn, you and your family should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Losing a loved one in a fire is never an easy thing to face. Your life could be turned upside-down in the blink of an eye due to one of these incidents. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Many victims of fires will sustain smoke inhalation and burn injuries, which is why they are more likely to lose their lives in the event of an accident. If you have lost someone you love in a house fire, you have many options moving forward. It is crucial that you speak with a Georgia wrongful death attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in fires at www.attorneykennugent.com.
At Kenneth S. Nugent, PC, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fire. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and offer our help and resources in your time of need. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Georgia at (888) 579-1790 to find out how we can help you.
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