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Chicago, IL – Firefighter Injured in Structure Fire on Lawndale Ave

by | Oct 13, 2020 | Injuries

Chicago, IL (October 13, 2020) – A firefighter suffered injuries while combatting a structure fire in the Chicago area on Monday morning, October 12. 

The site of the fire was located at a local residence in the Humboldt Park area. Local firefighters were called to the scene of the fire at the 820 block of N. Lawndale Avenue. The fire reportedly broke out at around 1 a.m. that morning. 

Four people were reportedly displaced in the fire. One of the firefighters at the scene was hospitalized for the treatment of sustained injuries. At this time, the cause of the fire is still unknown. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the fire is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Chicago Firefighter Injuries

Chicago, IL - Firefighter Injured in Structure Fire on Lawndale Ave

Tens of thousands of people are injured in residential fires each year across the United States. Victims involved in structure fires are at risk of suffering from serious injuries, including severe burns and smoke inhalation. There were an estimated 58,250 firefighters injured in the line of duty in 2018. The leading cause of injuries for firefighters on the ground is strain or overexertion. 

Dealing with the aftermath of a serious house fire is a long and frustrating process, and many accident victims are unprepared to protect their rights. The financial impact of medical care, repair bills, and lost wages can be extremely disruptive to our lives and leave Chicago accident victims in a difficult financial and emotional situation. Unfortunately, when victims depend solely on insurance companies to recover lost compensation, they often feel even more alone and confused, making the situation even worse.

That is why you need a qualified Chicago personal injury attorney fighting for your rights after being unfairly injured. At Kent M. Lucaccioni, Ltd., we take the utmost care and deliberation to do everything possible to obtain compensation for our clients, and we have a proven track record helping the people of Illinois recover after a serious accident. If you have been unfairly injured in an accident, give one of our qualified Illinois personal injury lawyers a call today at 877-930-2551 to see what we can do for you. 

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