Kentwood, MI – Two Firefighters Injured in House Fire at Ridgewood Apts on Woodburn Dr

by | Dec 13, 2021 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

Kentwood, MI (December 13, 2021) – Fire crews were battling a fire at an apartment in Kentwood, Grand Rapids on the morning of December 11. The fire broke out at Ridgewood Apartments on Woodburn Drive at around 9:00 a.m., according to reports. 

The fire started in one unit and then spread to 23 other units due to high winds in the area. The building was evacuated and two firefighters were injured while responding. 

Most of the units that were affected suffered fire or water damage. The red cross was on-scene to assist anyone who was displaced. 

The firefighters were transported to local hospitals to receive treatment for their injuries. No further information has been reported at this time. 

We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims. 

Michigan House Fires

Kentwood, MI - Two Firefighters Injured in House Fire at Ridgewood Apts on Woodburn Dr

Those who are hurt in fires or sustain other burn injuries can suffer serious psychological and physical trauma, leaving them with piling medical bills, lost wages, and lives that may be drastically changed. 

Regardless of the severity of their injuries, a fire/burn injury can have an extremely negative impact on a person’s life and ability to live the way they want to. What can worsen matters is when the incident that led to their injuries was not their fault, but the fault of another person. It could have possibly been a landlord who didn’t adhere to fire/safety regulations, another person living in the house/apartment complex who acted negligently, or even a faulty product or an unsafe workplace. 

If someone else’s negligence ultimately caused you life-altering harm, you possess the legal right to hold them accountable for their actions. You may be eligible to seek financial compensation for things like lost wages, medical bills, and more. A personal injury lawyer in Michigan can help you obtain the maximum financial compensation available for your injuries and losses. 

Personal Injury Attorneys in Kentwood

The process of seeking financial compensation can be overwhelming and complex, which is why a personal injury attorney in Kentwood is who you should contact if you wish to go about doing so. Insurance adjusters, landlords, and others may attempt to minimize your claim. However, you do not have to deal with them if you hire a personal injury attorney. 

There are many types of fire/burn injury claims that victims can pursue with the help of an attorney. Some are as follows: 

  • Apartment building fires 
  • Workplace injuries
  • Truck accidents/tanker explosions
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Electrical fires
  • Defective products
  • And more. 

The Michigan Legal Center consists of a trusted team of skilled and experienced personal injury attorneys who are fully dedicated to helping the victims of burn injuries obtain justice after being hurt in a fire. Contact the Michigan Legal Center at (248) 886-8650 for a no-risk, cost-free case evaluation to see how we can help you. You shouldn’t have to face an issue like this on your own, which is why we have made it our professional duty to help those who find themselves in such predicaments. Contact us as soon as you can to get started on your own personal path to recovery. 

Note: Our firm utilized outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified the facts regarding this accident. If you find information that is incorrect, contact Christopher Trainor & Associates immediately so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available about the accident. This post can be removed upon request.  

Disclaimer: This information provided in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photograph used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. This post is not a solicitation for business. 

Grand Blanc Twnshp, MI – Pedestrian Dies in Accident on I-95 at Holly

Grand Blanc Township, MI (November 28, 2023) - A man who got out of a vehicle after a crash on I-75 on Monday morning, November 27, was reportedly hit and killed by another driver who lost control. Police said the victim was inside a Ford Expedition on southbound I-75...

Detroit, MI – Injury Vehicle Wreck Occurs on I-696 at Groesbeck

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - Detroit police say they are investigating the details surrounding a multi-vehicle crash that occurred on Tuesday evening, November 28, according to the officers who responded to the scene. Though specific details about the crash have...

Detroit, MI – Rollover Wreck Causes Injuries on I-696 at I-275

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - A driver crashed into a highway barrier and another driver after what appeared to be a head-on collision, per local reports released by officers on Monday afternoon, November 27. The incident occurred on the westbound side of...

Detroit, MI – Semi-Truck Collision Injures Victims on I-95 at Springwells

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - Traffic on southbound I-75 was nearly completely blocked due to a truck accident that took place on Tuesday evening, November 28. The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) reported the crash at around 5:10 p.m. Local footage...

Detroit, MI – Victims Injured in M-3 Crash at Mack Rd

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - After an accident on Tuesday afternoon, November 28, a local Detroit roadway was nearly completely closed. Multiple right lanes, along with the freeway ramp, of eastbound Michigan Highway 3 at the Mack Road exit were closed due to the...

Detroit, MI – Car Accident, Injuries Shut Down I-96 at Greenfield

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - On Monday morning, November 27, a multiple-vehicle crash resulted in at least one injury at the scene and closed down a local highway, according to local authorities. Several drivers were involved in a collision that shut down...

Kalamazoo, MI – Two Firefighters Hurt in Wreck Near Portage

Kalamazoo, MI (November 28, 2023) - Two Kalamazoo County firefighters were involved in a crash as they responded to a medical call Tuesday morning, according to the South Kalamazoo County Fire Authority. The fire authority said one of its vehicles on the scene was...

Detroit, MI – I-75 Site of Injury Car Accident at US 24

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - An accident involving at least two vehicles happened on a local highway on Tuesday, November 28, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation, resulting in a handful of potential victim injuries. At about 5:35 p.m., EMTs,...

Portage, MI – Man Killed in Power Pole Collision on Centre Ave

Portage, MI (November 28, 2023) - A crash into a Sprinkle Road utility pole left one person dead and sent another to the hospital Sunday. An 18-year-old driver from Scotts had been traveling north on the road between Centre Avenue and Romence Road when a 25-year-old...

Detroit, MI – Injuries Recorded in House Fire on Atkinson at 14th St

Detroit, MI (November 28, 2023) - According to officials with the Detroit Fire Department, a handful of victims were rescued from a home fire that occurred on Monday, November 27. A house on Atkinson Road near 14th Street reportedly caught fire at around 8:20 p.m. in...