Cordele, GA (March 17, 2023) – One person was killed in a fatal house fire that took place on a roadway in Cordele on the night of Friday, March 17.
According to Crisp County officials, the fire broke out in a home on South 10th Street. Police confirmed that a home caught on fire around 10:41 p.m. When fire crews arrived at the scene, they found that the home was completely engulfed in flames. Fire crews made their way into the home and put the flames out in about 12 minutes.
Police confirmed that there was one person found inside the home during the fire, and paramedics were called to the scene. The victim was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries caused by the fire. Nobody else was hurt in the fire.
The area was blocked off for a period of time following the fire.
No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the fire.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Fires in Georgia
Fires break out every single day in Georgia. Though these fires can happen anywhere, residential homes and commercial businesses are the most common places. Georgia is no stranger to fires, which lead to serious injuries and take the lives of those involved. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 6 people were killed out of every 1,000 fires, and 21 people were injured in the state of Georgia alone. If you have lost someone you love in a fire, you may wonder where you and your family can turn. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests at this time.
The aftermath of a fatal fire can be a devastating event that you are not prepared to face on your own. As you are grieving your immense losses, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. It can be stressful to deal with the loss of a loved one in a fatal fire. There are many parties who can successfully bring a wrongful death claim, such as the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
If you have lost a loved one in a fatal fire, speaking with our skilled Atlanta wrongful death lawyer is the best step that you can take.
Our attorneys at Monge & Associates are here to help you and your family after a fatal house fire. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a fire on both emotional and financial levels. We know that it can be a long time until you feel normal after losing someone you love in a fire. Our attorneys will assist you as you navigate the complex legal system in Georgia. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of damages. Please contact an accident attorney at (888) 688-1924 to find out how we can assist you.
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