San Angelo, TX (4/5/2021) – At least two people lost their lives during a major apartment fire over the weekend in Big Spring.
The incident happened at the Ponderosa Apartments on East 6th Street around 2 a.m. Sunday.
Firefighters found multiple units fully engulfed with flames.
At least two people were sent to Scenic Mountain Medical Center for smoke inhalation and burn injuries.
In the United States in 2009, thousands of people are killed every year due to some type of fire-related incident and significantly more people sustain burn-related injuries. Many burn injuries and deaths in Houston, Texas are due to the carelessness or recklessness of others.
According to the American Burn Association, burn victims make up over 700,000 trips to the hospital emergency rooms each year and of those visits over 45,000 of those individuals require hospitalization.
If you or your loved one were a victim of a burn injury due to negligence, it’s important to contact legal assistance. The aggressive burn injury lawyers at Sutliff & Stout can protect you from further damage. We understand the taxing and tiresome process of healing and you shouldn’t suffer through your burn injuries alone. For a free consultation, contact (713) 987-7111 and someone from our firm will be in touch.
Source: San Angelo Live!