Lula, GA – Two Men Killed in Fatal Mobile Home Fire on GA-51
Last updated Thursday, March 9th, 2023
Lula, GA (March 8, 2023) – Two men were killed in a mobile home fire that took place on a major roadway in Lula on the night of Friday, March 3.
According to Banks County officials, the fire broke out around 8:30 p.m. at 4664 GA-51 in a mobile home in the area. Police confirmed that fire crews were immediately dispatched to the scene after calls, where they found that a mobile home was 50% involved when they arrived. Several people were at home when the fire broke out, but some were able to make it out. The survivors told fire crews that two people were still inside the home, causing fire crews to make an interior attack to help the individuals.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One man was found in a bedroom, and he was unsuccessfully resuscitated at the scene. A second man was found in the room where the fire started. Both men, who have not yet been formally identified, were tragically pronounced dead at the scene. A firefighter also sustained shoulder injuries and heat-related injuries during the fire and was rushed to Northeast Georgia Medical Center for treatment.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time after the fire. The scene was quickly cleared after the fire was brought under control.
The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the fire continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victims who have lost their lives in this fire. We also hope that the injured firefighter receives a full recovery.
Fatal Fires in Georgia
Fires break out in both residential and commercial areas in Georgia every single day. When you least expect it, your life could be turned upside-down due to a fire that broke out for unknown reasons. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 6 people were killed out of every 1,000 fires. On top of this, 21 people sustained injuries. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire, you may wonder where you can turn. It is essential that you understand that you have many options.
Many families do not know where they can turn after they have lost someone they love in a fatal fire. Having help from a skilled attorney can help you during one of the most challenging things in your life. Wrongful death claims can be incredibly complex and difficult to bring on your own. Luckily, there are many parties who can successfully bring a wrongful death claim, such as the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
You should be prepared to speak with a skilled Lula wrongful death attorney soon after you have lost someone close to you in a fire.
At Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Attorneys are here to help you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal fire. With the right help, our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should never have to face the aftermath of a fatal fire on your own, as we understand how devastating this can be. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Lula at (888) 688-1924 to find out what we can do for you.
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