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Long Beach, CA (December 3, 2019) – A small fire broke out inside a senior housing complex at the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and 21st Street on Tuesday evening, December 3rd. The fire occurred on the second floor of the unit which contains 49 apartments for seniors.
Firefighters were called to the scene where the fire had already been knocked down. A lot of smoke was reported to be billowing from the complex. Medical crews attended to at least one victim who was transported to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation.
The current condition of the victim was not reported and investigators are currently searching for the cause of the fire.
Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.
From 2012 to 2016, U.S. fire departments responded to approximately 355,400 home fires each year. Like anywhere else, apartment fires in Long Beach tend to end with serious and often fatal injuries as they are regularly among the most severe situations. Understanding your rights as a victim of someone else’s actions is of paramount importance following such an incident.
At The May Firm, our attorneys are committed to holding negligent and blatantly criminal parties accountable for the pain and devastation they cause. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a fire caused by a reckless, criminal, or otherwise negligent person, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or call (844) 629-3476 for a free consultation with one of our knowledgeable attorneys today.
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