South Ogden, UT – Man Burned In Fire Trying To Save CatsUtah Legal News
South Ogden, UT (February 15, 2019) – Just before 11 p.m. Wednesday, South Ogden Fire Department responded to a fire at 4300 Jefferson Avenue. The first broke out in the kitchen of the home, causing heavy smoke and flames. Crews worked diligently to put out the fire and save the man and woman inside the home, as well as their animals.
A male at the residence attempted to save several pets during the fire but was unable to. The male was transported to the University of Utah Health’s burn center in Salt Lake City with serious injuries from burns and smoke inhalation. The woman in the home was also taken to a local hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.
We hope both victims are able to make a full recovery. Our thoughts and prayers are with them both.
Burn Injuries In Utah
Burns are one of the most traumatic injuries a victim can suffer. Treatment often takes months or years, leaving victims in endless pain. Quite often, treatment for burns includes medication, physical therapy, and even counseling.
Individuals who are burned often need intensive and high-quality care in order to cope with the mental and physical anguish from their experience and injuries. Victims who sustain burns due to another party’s negligence may be able to recover compensation for their injuries and damages. If you were burned due to the neglect of another person, contact Siegfried & Jensen at (801) 598-1218 to schedule a free consultation.