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Fresno, CA – Three Injured in Structure Fire at Andrews Ave and Pleasant Ave

Torem & Associates

Fresno, CA (July 12, 2021) – Over 50 firefighters from multiple Fresno-area crews responded to the scene of a four-alarm fire at about 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 12th.

Three people sustained injuries injured in the fire that broke out at Pleasant Avenue and Andrews Avenue. An additional 56 people were displaced from their homes.

Two of the injured victims were transported to a hospital with burn injuries. The other was injured while jumping from a balcony to escape the flames.

In all, 13 apartment units in two complexes were either destroyed or damaged in the fire.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

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For your claim to be successful, you need to prove that the fire was caused by someone else’s negligence. An experienced attorney will know how to investigate the incident, review insurance and real estate documents, and analyze damages and other evidence to ascertain who might be statutorily liable for your injuries or the death of a family member.

 A skilled personal injury attorney will fully investigate the events preceding it and recognize any plausible violations like:

  • Failing to properly inspect and repair extinguishers, smoke alarms, overhead sprinklers, and other fire prevention and detection devices
  • Failing to operate in accordance with fire and building codes
  • Failing to fix or replace faulty and/or damaged appliances, electrical wires, gas lines, or other potential sources of fire in a timely fashion

Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for landlords, managers, and property owners to take shortcuts so they can increase their profits in spite of the risks it will pose to residents. If negligence by one of these people aided the fire in any way, you could have a valid claim against them.

Along with the mental and physical suffering and pain that victims must endure, they are often faced with mounting medical bills while being forced to take time off of work for their injuries. When people are hurt in accidents resulting from negligent behavior, they should reach out to a personal injury attorney in California as soon as possible. Victims are most likely entitled to financial compensation to help mitigate the financial burdens they will inevitably face moving forward in their lives.

Working with an aggressive and skilled legal team in the aftermath of your accident can make a major difference in your capacity for recovery. Since 1983, California personal injury attorneys at Torem & Associates have helped thousands of victims throughout California safeguard their legal rights after being injured in accidents that were caused by negligent individuals.

We provide reliable and aggressive legal representation to make sure that our clients are in the best possible position for moving forward, get the medical treatment they require for their injuries and rehabilitation. If you have been injured in an accident for which you were not responsible, contact our personal injury law firm in Los Angeles at (888) 500-5000 to see how we can help you.

Note: Our team of writers utilizes secondary sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to local news reports, police accident reports, and eyewitness accounts about serious injury accidents in Fresno.  For that reason, the details surrounding the incident have not been independently verified by our team of writers.  If you locate any information that is not correct in our post, please contact our firm right away so that we correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available.  

Disclaimer: Our firm, Torem & Associates, has worked hard to become valued members of the local business community.  We write these posts as a way to bring awareness to the dangers of driving or being a passenger in any type of automobile accident. We hope that through awareness, people will use additional caution when out on the roadways in Fresno and throughout California to prevent being seriously injured in a crash. This post is not intended to be a solicitation for business. The information provided in this post is meant to be informational and is not intended to be misconstrued as legal or medical advice. The photos used in the post are not representative of the actual accident scene. 


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