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July 24, 2022

Easley, SC – Man Killed in Apt Complex Fire on Terrace Dr

Easley, SC (July 24, 2022) – On Friday afternoon, July 22, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the State Fire Marshal were investigating a fatal fire at an apartment complex in Easley.

According to a statement from the Pickens County Coroner’s Office, 60-year-old Vincent Dehart was declared deceased at the site. On Friday about 5:30 p.m., the fire broke out in Dehart’s second-floor unit at 105 East Terrace Drive.

Dehart died from inhalation of smoke and burns, and despite emergency medical treatment administered by medics at the site, he succumbed to his injuries.

Currently, the issue remains under investigation, and no additional details on the cause of the blaze were immediately clear.

At this time, we extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Vincent Dehart.

Fatal Apartment Complex Fires in South Carolina

Hundreds of families are impacted yearly by fires throughout the state of South Carolina. These accidents kill at an alarming rate of innocent persons. In fire disasters, families lose not only their livelihoods and most of their valuables but also their loved ones, which is devastating, to say the least.

Easley, SC – Man Killed in Apt Complex Fire on Terrace Dr

The death of a loved one as a result of fire may have a traumatic impact on a person’s mental and emotional state. And regrettably, there are a number of circumstances in which negligence leads to the death of victims in fires.

Luckily, there may be legal options available to help your family seek compensation to lessen some of the financial impacts of a fire’s aftermath, but this will depend on the circumstances surrounding the passing of your loved one and the circumstances surrounding their death. For these reasons and more, consultation with a wrongful death attorney in Easley may help you explore the legal options available to aid your family in moving on with their lives after the passing of a loved one.

Our premises liability lawyers in Easley at Monge & Associates have been fighting for decades to protect the legal rights of families who have suffered the loss of loved ones as a result of the negligence of others. Following the passing of a family member, our legal team is prepared to work with your family in the pursuit of financial compensation to aid in mitigating the impact of the following losses.

Our employees are committed to going the additional mile for each and every one of our clients. We are dedicated to supporting families in navigating the legal system while also providing them with trustworthy legal services that are both customized and compassionate in nature. During the whole legal process, our team will be available to answer any questions and address any concerns. Through it all, we are particularly focused on assisting you in achieving victory.

If you have lost a loved one in a fire-related catastrophe, do not hesitate to contact our personal injury law firm in South Carolina so we can set up a no-cost consultation. In order to get your case started and to schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers, please contact us as soon as possible at 888-688-1924.

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