Waco, TX – 4-Year-Old Child Dies In Fire Accident On Burnett Ave.
Waco, TX (August 14, 2019) – On August 13, the Waco Fire Department responded to the scene of a fire accident in the 2800 block of Burnett Avenue just after 5 p.m.
According to the Waco FD, a fire erupted in a home for unknown reasons. Crews arrived at the scene within five minutes to find fire and smoke filling the front portion of the home. Firefighters cut a hole in the roof to release the heat and smoke as they rescued those trapped inside.
Police and firefighters learned that a woman, who was identified as Julie Jaramillo, was trapped inside with her 4-year-old daughter Areli Jaramillo.
Ms. Jaramillo was removed from the building and suffered burns on both elbows.
Crews were able to locate 4-year-old Areli, who was unconscious in her room.
Medical crews began administering CPR to her as she was transported to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center. Authorities later confirmed that the young girl passed away due to her injuries.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with Julie Jaramillo and her family at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Areli Jaramillo. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Burn Fatalities In Texas
Every year, thousands of victims are injured in fires across our state. Unfortunately, numerous individuals succumb to injuries incurred in fires. When victims lose their lives in these tragic incidents, they often leave behind friends and family members who are devastated by their loss. In many cases, surviving relatives can contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights.
Texas burn injury attorneys at the Benton Law Firm have extensive experience helping accident victims and their families get the justice they deserve. Our attorneys understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one in a house fire, which is why we work diligently to ensure they are able to recover in the best way possible. Contact our personal injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to explore legal options available for you.
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