Oklahoma City, OK (June 1, 2019) – One person was reported to have tragically lost their life following a house fire that broke out on Saturday, June 1st. Police stated that the incident occurred in the vicinity of 2400 SW 43rd Street during the afternoon hours.
Firefighters were accompanied at the scene by police and paramedics, who worked to extinguish the blaze and assist any injured parties. According to the OKCFD, an adult male was the only victim found at the scene and he was sadly pronounced dead due to the fire.
Authorities confirmed that the fire remained isolated to one room and that no other injuries were reported. The cause of this incident is actively being investigated.
Our warmest thoughts and prayers go out to the loved ones of the victim.
Wrongful Death in Oklahoma
As nearly 80 people sadly perished in Oklahoma fires in 2016, it is important to know what may be classified as wrongful death in Oklahoma. The loss of a loved one is often among the most tragic and devastating occurrences that a person can endure, and when your suffering is caused by the negligent, criminal, or blatantly reckless actions of another party, you may have significant rights to follow.
At McIntyre Law, our devoted Oklahoma accident attorneys understand that the moments after the sudden loss of a family member is no time for further anxiety. We are proud of our over eight decades of combined experience fighting for the rights of victims and their families. If you have lost a loved one due to a circumstance of wrongful death in Oklahoma, please don’t hesitate to leave us a message or 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.