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March 2, 2022

Burton, SC – Firefighter Injured After Mobile Home Fire

Burton, SC (March 2, 2022) – On Tuesday night, March 1, a firefighter was hurt while at the scene of a fire in Burton. The incident was reported at around 5 p.m., and emergency responders were at the scene. 

A mobile home was reportedly 50% engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Live electrical wires on the ground were an obstacle to those at the scene. The home was lost due to the fire, and the resident was displaced. A firefighter was injured and treated by responding medical personnel. 

An ongoing investigation into the blaze is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for a full recovery.

Firefighter Injuries in South Carolina

Burton, SC - Firefighter Injured After Mobile Home Fire

Firefighters work in a dangerous environment where their lives are regularly put in jeopardy. When compared to other professions, firefighters have a higher risk of serious injury. In 2019, 60,825 firefighter injuries were reported on the job. This represents an increase of nearly 4% over the previous year. While on duty, thousands more were exposed to infectious diseases or hazardous substances.

Victims and their families may suffer serious injuries as well as financial losses as a result of a catastrophic vehicle accident, and the injuries that accompany them have the potential to completely devastate a victim’s life. Medical expenses, lost wages due to inability to return to work, and long-term agony and suffering may be incurred by car accident victims. Victims and their families may find it difficult to deal with the aftermath of a traffic accident without the help of a Burton personal injury lawyer.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Burton

The lawyers at Monge & Associates will assist you in researching all of your legal options after you have been wrongfully injured by another person’s reckless actions, and our skilled attorneys are here to fight for your right to compensation. You can rest assured that your case will be handled properly because our personal injury attorneys have extensive experience defending accident victims. No one should be held liable for an accident caused by someone else’s negligence.

Call 800-421-0174 to speak with a Burton personal injury lawyer about your case.

Note: Our writers used secondary sources when creating this accident news post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this accident, therefore, if there is any information that is incorrect, contact Monge & Associates immediately. We will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  We will remove a post if requested. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical or legal advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene described in this post.