New Orleans, LA (July 10, 2019) – A fire was reported to have broken out on Tuesday, July 9th around noon, tragically resulting in one fatality, according to police. The incident took place on the 4400 block of Longfellow Drive in the city of New Orleans for reasons that are still under investigation.
A two-alarm fire broke out at a home located on Longfellow Drive around noon. Firefighters and emergency medical technicians were called to the scene. While battling the blaze, firefighters discovered an unidentified 61-year-old man lying on the floor inside the home.
The victim was rescued from the building and CPR was attempted. He was transported to a nearby hospital, where he tragically passed away. At this time, the victim’s identity has not been released and authorities are working to determine the cause of the fire.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fires in Louisiana regularly prove to be fatal or catastrophically injurious. As such, they are one of the most terrifying conditions that anyone may confront. Following such a disturbing situation, it is imperative to know that you may have the right to be compensated for your loss, particularly if the incident was due to another party or other entity’s carelessness or criminal behavior.
At Fisher Injury lawyers, our Louisiana accident attorneys are determined to help those who have been affected by the actions of another person or entity. If you have lost a loved one in a Louisiana fire or other incident beyond the victims’ control, call us today at (225) 766-1234 or contact us online and let us put our experience to work for you today.
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