Rockville, MD (January 8, 2022) – A fire broke out at the Bethany House Apartments on Friday that sent one adult to a local hospital with injuries. At around 6:30 p.m., on January 7, the police and firefighters in Montgomery County were requested at a fire on Rollins Avenue.
Reports from the Montgomery County Police Department show that a fire broke out inside the Bethany House Apartments located at 199 Rollins Avenue. The eight-story senior citizens’ residential apartment structure sustained moderate damage on the fifth floor.
The Montgomery County Fire Rescue assisted several people in exiting the building as others battled the blaze.
One person in the structure suffered moderate injuries. The victim was transported by EMS to a local hospital with priority two traumatic injuries.
At this time, the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this fire and we hope for their full and timely recovery.
Fire Accidents in Maryland
Fires in the state of Maryland leave thousands of people with injuries every year. The material losses associated with fires can be significant. However, recovering from burn injuries, respiratory injuries, and other injuries from fires can be incredibly painful. Not only are these injuries truly debilitating, but they are expensive to treat.
Suffering life-altering injuries in house fires do not only impact victims immediately but long-term as well. There are many instances where people harmed in house fires are able to never return to work. This is because the chances of suffering catastrophic injuries that result in permanent disabilities are greatly injured during fires.
When people are injured as a result of fires caused by product defects, faulty wiring, and acts of negligence, we help them get justice. Our Rockville premises liability lawyers are available to take your call at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. Our lawyers will identify all of the factors leading to the fire and hold each party that is at fault for your pain and suffering accountable.
Rockville Personal Injury Lawyers
For more than six and a half decades, the Rockville personal injury lawyers at Greenblatt & Veliev, LLC have fought to ensure each client we work with gets justice after being injured in fire incidents. Our lawyers have fought on behalf of thousands of victims to ensure they are able to hold negligent actors accountable for their reckless actions.
Our team will help to determine if you were an invitee, licensee, a trespasser, or a bare licensee in order to help you get justice. Our law firm will go to the scene where the fire occurred to gather evidence and build the strongest case possible on your behalf. We will stop at nothing to help you get justice after suffering severe injuries in a fire.
Contact our Maryland personal injury law firm as soon as possible to schedule a no-obligation case evaluation at no cost to you. Our attorneys can be reached by calling 301-251-8776.
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