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March 13, 2022

Gainesville, GA – Smoke Inhalation Injuries in Fire on Old Thompson Bridge Rd

Gainesville, GA (March 13, 2022) – A fire happened at an apartment complex in Gainesville on Friday, March 11, that sent one person to the hospital. 

According to Gainesville officials, the fire broke out in an Edgewater Apartment Complex at 2419 Old Thompson Bridge Road. When fire crews arrived at the scene of the fire, they found smoke pouring out of the complex building and heard smoke detectors going off. When they forced open the door to the apartment, they found that a stovetop was on fire and worked to bring it under control. They also discovered a woman on the floor of the apartment. 

Paramedics and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The woman inside the apartment was unconscious when she was found by fire crews. She was rushed to the hospital with smoke inhalation-related injuries. 

The fire was quickly put under control by fire crews and the scene was cleared. 

No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with any new information. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery. 

Fire Accidents in Georgia

Fires do not happen as commonly as other incidents in the state of Georgia. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm. Fires break out in the blink of an eye in Georgia in both residential and commercial areas. The truth is, many fires can be prevented but continue to occur due to the reckless acts of others. Being hurt in any type of fire can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye, leaving you with painful injuries. Two of the most common include burns and smoke inhalation injuries. If you have been hurt in a fire, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. 

The aftermath of a fire can affect your life in a variety of ways. If you have been hurt in a fire, you may be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own. For instance, what evidence do you need to prove that another party is at fault for your accident? What deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? 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 Gainesville personal injury attorney

Gainesville Fire Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have sustained injuries in a fire. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling both physically and financially after you have sustained injuries in one of these incidents. We will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages, including the following: 

  • Medical bills
  • Lost wages
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

If you have been hurt in a fire that is not your fault, you have a variety of options available for you. Please contact a fire accident attorney in Gainesville at (678) 832-0585 to find out how we can assist you. 

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.