Oklahoma, OK (May 12, 2019) – According to the Oklahoma City Police Department, one person tragically died following a house fire on Saturday, May 11th. The fatal incident took place at a home located in the 3800 block of NW 14th Street.
Firefighters were promptly called to the scene where neighbors informed them that a man was still inside the burning house. Crews worked to extinguish the flames and pull the victim from the home, at which point he was transported to a nearby hospital. Sadly, the man was pronounced dead a short time later.
The Oklahoma City Fire Department is working with the Oklahoma City Police Department in order to establish the cause of the fire. No further information has been released.
Before moving on, we would like to offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victim who tragically died during this incident.
Wrongful Death in Oklahoma
While nearly 80 people sadly perished in Oklahoma fires in 2016, it is important to understand what may be considered a wrongful death in Oklahoma. The loss of a loved one is often among the most tragic and devastating occurrences that a person can go through, and when your suffering is caused by the negligent, reckless, or criminal actions of another party, you may have substantial rights to follow.
At McIntyre Law, our passionately devoted Oklahoma accident attorneys understand that the moments following the sudden loss of a family member is no time for additional stress. We are proud of our over 90 years of experience in helping victims and their families obtain the compensation they deserve after the unthinkable occurs for reasons beyond their control. If you have lost a loved one due to a circumstance of wrongful death in Oklahoma, please do not hesitate to call (405) 917-5250 to speak with knowledgeable and compassionate representation today.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.