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December 14, 2021

Mount Pleasant, SC – Emergency Crews Called to Fire on Eighty Oak Dr

Mount Pleasant, SC (December 13, 2021) – On Monday evening, December 13, injuries were reported following an apartment fire in Mount Pleasant. The incident was reported at around 9 p.m. at the 300 block of Eighty Oak Drive. 

Firefighters arrived to find smoke emanating from the second and third floors of the apartment building. Fires were also located in the walls of the third floor. At least two apartments were impacted by the blaze. 

Emergency crews were able to extinguish the fire. At this time, the severity and number of resulting injuries are unknown. 

An ongoing investigation into the cause of the incident is underway. 

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Apartment Fires in South Carolina

Mount Pleasant, SC - Emergency Crews Called to Fire on Eighty Oak Dr

In the United States, structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians each year, injuring nearly 11,220 more. Smoke inhalation and third-degree burns are two of the most common injuries in these fires. In the United States, about 354,000 residential structure fires are reported to fire departments each year. Fires can be extremely dangerous, whether they occur in a house or an apartment.

Apartment fires are almost always the result of one or more parties’ negligence across the state, and victims can suffer serious or life-threatening injuries as a result of these mishaps. What you do immediately following a structure fire can have a significant impact on any potential personal injury claim and your ability to obtain a fair settlement. That is why, in order to protect your right to compensation, you must act quickly. Contact a Mount Pleasant personal injury attorney as soon as possible after a serious accident to obtain prompt, knowledgeable, and compassionate legal representation is the best way to increase your chances of a successful claim.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Mount Pleasant

Monge & Associates Injury and Accident Lawyers fight hard to protect the rights of car accident victims in South Carolina who have been wrongfully injured due to the negligence of others. Our legal team is committed to fighting for victims and ensuring that they receive the compensation they are entitled to in order to cover the medical care they require to fully recover. Our Mount Pleasant personal injury lawyers have helped previous clients recover millions of dollars in damages following a serious apartment fire, and it is our goal to ensure that the at-fault party’s insurance provider treats your case fairly.

If you have been wrongfully injured in a house fire and want to learn how we can help you get back on your feet, call us today at 678-832-0585.

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. 

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