One person was rushed to the hospital after being severely burned in a structure fire in El Paso on Saturday, February 5, 2022.
The fire started just before midnight in the 5800 block of Regulus Drive in northeast El Paso.
The cause of the fire has yet to be determined.
There are no other details available.
The incident remains under investigation.
Fire Injury Statistics
The physical pain and suffering that can result from burn injuries and fire damage can be excruciating. According to the CDC, an estimated $7.5 billion is spent each year by the US healthcare system on injuries from fire and burns. Home fires and burn injuries are the third leading cause of death in the United States.
1.4 million fires are expected to be put out by local fire departments in the United States by 2020, according to the latest projections. More than 15,000 people were injured, and 3,500 people lost their lives as a result of the blazes. The estimated cost of property damage is $21.9 billion.
According to one estimate, a fire department in the United States is expected to respond to a call every 23 seconds by 2020, according to one estimate. House fire kills three people and injures three others every 89 seconds.
Harris County Fire Injury Lawyer for Fire Victims
If you or someone you care about suffers a burn injury, your life will be forever altered. Burn victims who require extensive treatment, such as hospitalization, surgery, skin grafting, or other costly procedures, are likely to rack up a large medical bill. It’s possible that you’ll lose your earning potential and experience physical or emotional discomfort if you’re unlucky.
In order to protect yourself and the people you care about, you must take precautionary measures. Regardless of what your insurance company and its representatives say, you will not receive compensation for your pain and suffering. For the rest of your lives, medical care and compensation will not be a reliable source of income for you and your family.
Someone else’s negligence or inaction must have caused your burn injuries in order to file a personal injury lawsuit. Burn injuries can be caused by a person’s own carelessness.
Our El Paso County burn injury lawyers at Arash Law Texas are dedicated to providing the individualized attention and steadfast representation that burn injury victims deserve.
Injured by a fire, explosion, or blowout? Please call (888) 398-4017 for a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys. If we lose, we won’t have to pay anything.