Austin, TX – Fire on Banister Ln Left 2 Injured
Austin, TX (September 19, 2019) – On September 19, emergency crews responded to the scene of a major three-alarm fire at an apartment complex located at 4004 Banister Lane near US 290.
According to reports, for unknown reasons, the complex was engulfed in flames. A resident located at a nearby dwelling jumped out of a window to escape the flames. The victim sustained injuries and was transported to an area hospital.
One firefighter was treated at the scene for dehydration.
Damages are expected to be in the tens of thousands. Although no one lost their lives in this incident, several animals were reported deceased at the scene.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time
Fire Incidents in Texas
Burn injuries can have a devastating impact on a victim’s life. Injured victims may be forced to undergo emergency surgery and spend weeks in the hospital. Victims injured are often unable to return to their jobs and may have difficulties performing routine tasks.
When victims are injured in fires, it is crucial that they contact a premises liability attorney in Texas as soon as possible. In cases where victims are injured due to the negligent acts of others, they may be able to obtain compensation to help alleviate the costs for medical treatment, pain and suffering, and other damages incurred from their accidents.
The Benton Law Firm’s personal injury attorneys in Texas have over two decades of combined experience helping accident victims get the justice and compensation they deserve. Our extensive knowledge of personal injury laws in Texas enables our attorneys to help those harmed hold at-fault parties accountable. If you were injured in an accident caused by the negligent acts of others, contact our law firm at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help with your claim.
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