Fort Valley, GA (November 11, 2021) – Around 8 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, November 11, a fatal house fire occurred in Fort Valley.
According to Crawford County officials, the incident took place at 2700 GA-341 around the area of Cactus Hill Road and Horne Road. A fire broke out in a single-wide mobile home that was recently remodeled. Fire crews are not sure what caused the fire to start but said that the fire quickly engulfed the home. It took them some time to bring it under control.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two people inside the home, identified as a 99-year-old woman and an 84-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time as fire crews worked to bring the fire under control.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the fire continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time.
Fatal Fires in Georgia
Fatal fires happen every single day in the state of Georgia, some of which happen in residential areas and others that occur in commercial areas. The truth is, many fires can be prevented but continue to occur due to negligent reasons. Each year, hundreds of lives are taken due to fatal fires caused by others. Losing somebody close to you in a fire can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have sustained these immense losses within your family, you have a variety of options. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may have questions that you cannot answer on your own after you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your loved one’s fire? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a fatal fire? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Fort Valley wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Fort Valley Wrongful Death Attorneys
Our dedicated attorneys at Kenneth S. Nugent, PC have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal fires and other accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for many aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Fort Valley at (888) 579-1790 for more information on how we can assist you at this time.
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