Las Vegas, NV (July 2, 2020) – One woman was killed in a house fire that also left one man injured in Las Vegas on Tuesday morning, June 30th. The fatal incident was reported at around 6:30 a.m. inside of a home located in the 500 block of Grimsby Avenue in Henderson.
According to authorities, firefighters were dispatched to the scene near Sunset Road and Stephanie Street where they worked to extinguish the blaze. Crews entered the one-story home and located an 82-year-old woman inside. She was promptly transported to University Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased.
One other person, identified only as a 55-year-old man was taken to UMC to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. At this time, the official cause of the fire remains under investigation.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and his family in hopes of a full recovery.
Wrongful Death in Las Vegas
Nearly half a million house fires are reported every single year, many of which result in serious injuries or death. Like anywhere else, residential fires often result in cases of wrongful death in Las Vegas. Whenever a negligent party or other entity causes the death of another person, it is important to understand that you have rights as a bereaved family member.
Our proficient Nevada wrongful death attorneys at the Richard Harris Law Firm realize that there is nothing more overwhelming than the sudden loss of a loved one. We believe that all negligent parties who trigger the unjust suffering other people must be held fully accountable for their behavior, and we are ready to go to work on your behalf. If you have lost a family member by no fault of the victim, please contact our Nevada wrongful death attorneys at (702) 444-4444 today.
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