Longview, TX – Resident Injured in Retirement Community Fire on N Eastman Rd
Longview, TX (November 1, 2019) – A fire in the 1900 block of North Eastman Road left one person injured.
At approximately 2:10 p.m. on October 31, emergency crews responded to the scene of a fire at the Colonial Village retirement community located at 2910 North Eastman Road.
According to reports, a fire broke out at an upstairs apartment in the facility for unknown reasons. Longview firefighters removed an injured victim from the apartment.
The victim, whose identification has not been released, was rushed to Medical City Plano for both smoke inhalation and burns sustained in the fire.
At this time, the incident remains under investigation.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time.
Fire Injuries in Texas
Reports from the American Burn Association indicate that approximately 500,000 people are treated for burn injuries each year across the United States. In many cases, fires are caused by faulty wiring, defective products, and various other reasons. In some cases, victims may be able to obtain compensation to cover the costs of medical treatment and other damages resulting from their accidents. Those harmed should contact a burn injury attorney in Texas as soon as possible to explore legal options available to them.
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