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December 16, 2021

New Ellenton, SC – One Killed in House Fire on Independent Blvd

New Ellenton, SC (December 15, 2021) – A house fire in the New Ellenton area on Wednesday afternoon, December 15, resulted in a fatality. The deadly blaze occurred at around 3:30 p.m. at the 20 block of Independent Boulevard near Chime Bell Church Road. 

When firefighters arrived, the building was fully engulfed in flames. The majority of the roof and exterior walls had been destroyed. One person inside the structure sustained fatal injuries and was found dead by responding paramedics. A relative of the deceased was reportedly involved in a collision on their way to the scene. 

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

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Deadly House Fires in South Carolina

New Ellenton, SC - One Killed in House Fire on Independent Blvd

Fires in the home can be incredibly dangerous. In the United States, structure fires kill an average of 2,620 civilians each year, injuring nearly 11,220 civilians on average. Smoke inhalation and third-degree burns are two of the most common injuries caused by a serious fire. Across the country, about 354,000 residential structure fires are reported to fire departments each year.

The pain, grief, and emotional trauma that comes with the death of a family member can be overwhelming, especially if the accident was caused by someone else’s negligence, and those close to the victim will almost certainly suffer as well. Families frequently suffer significant financial losses as a result of wrongful death cases, both now and in the future. Those who have been wronged can seek help from a wrongful death lawyer in New Ellenton. Unfortunately, many families are unaware that they may be entitled to compensation if a family member dies. Medical expenses, burial costs, and lost future earnings are just a few of the losses incurred by the deceased. Families who have lost a loved one frequently do not know where to turn for help in obtaining the compensation to which they are entitled.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in New Ellenton

After a loved one has died, an experienced New Ellenton personal injury attorney can explain your rights and guide you through the process of filing a wrongful death lawsuit to obtain the compensation you deserve. Monge & Associates is dedicated to defending your legal rights and ensuring that you receive justice for your deceased loved one while holding the responsible party accountable, and we will work tirelessly to get you the best possible settlement for your claim.

If you or a loved one has been killed in a house fire, call us today at 800-421-0174 to speak with a compassionate attorney about your case.

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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