Battle Creek, MI (March 23, 2022) – A firefighter in Battle Creek suffered injuries on Saturday, March 19 when a floor collapsed while crews were doing overhauling work after a fire. The fire was reported to have taken place at 170 Rolling Drive near Davidson Drive.
The fire happened in a single family fixed trailer at approximately 6:00 p.m. on the evening of March 19. The first crews who arrived at the scene observed fire coming from a bedroom window of the trailer.
Firefighters were able to promptly gain control of the flames, according to reports from officials. All of the occupants of the trailer were able to make it to safety unharmed. The Red Cross was contacted in order to assist the displaced family.
The cause of the blaze remains under investigation by the local Fire Marshal’s office. It was reported that damages occurred to a hallway and a bedroom inside the trailer. They were estimated to cost approximately $70,000.
Authorities in Battle Creek continue to investigate the details of the incident. Nothing further has been reported at this time.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured firefighter.
Michigan Structure Fires
Structure fires happen hundreds of thousands of times per year throughout the United States. On average, there are over 300,000 house fires that take place every year in the US. These fires can occur for many different reasons, ranging from faulty products to gross negligence. Depending on the circumstances of a fire, those who sustain injuries in these blazes may be able to collect financial compensation to help cover the costs associated with their injuries and losses.
Landlords, property managers, and Insurance adjusters put a lot of time and effort into minimizing payouts to the families of structure fire victims. That is why it is important that you reach out to a reputable Michigan fire and burn injury attorney as soon as possible after the accident.
An experienced Michigan personal injury lawyer can help you hold the negligent person accountable for their actions and secure your family the compensation you are entitled to.
Battle Creek Personal Injury Lawyers
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