Vernal, UT – Woman Dead After Fatal Apartment Fire on FridayUtah Legal News
Vernal, UT (March 10, 2019) – On Friday evening, March 8th, a woman lost her life in a fatal apartment fire that took place at 355 East 100 North around 10:00 p.m. that night.
Tenants called firefighters to tell them that they smelled ammonia and smoke coming from the apartment next door. Firefighters quickly arrived at the scene, where they observed smoke coming out of a window of apartment #4. When they got to the top of the unit, they said that the smoke was quite heavy.
Neighbors told firefighters that a person was possibly inside the unit. Crews were able to locate a 35-year-old woman. She had suffered severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Officials have not yet identified the woman. Nobody else was injured in the fire but it remains under investigation at this time.
We would like to take this time to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the woman whose life was taken in this horrific accident.
Fires in Utah
Burns are one of the most horrific types of injuries that can happen in Utah. Treatment can take place over a couple month’s or year’s span or a fire can take the life of a loved one. If you have lost someone in a Utah fire incident and you wonder how you can move forward during this difficult time, our experienced attorneys are here to help in your time of need.
If you have lost somebody close to you in a preventable accident, including fires, our attorneys at Siegfried & Jensen are here in your time of need. Fires can start for many reasons, sometimes due to the negligence of others, and cause injurious and fatal results to those involved. We have helped protect the rights of many clients who have lost someone close to them and is finding it difficult to move forward. Please contact us today to find out what we can do for you at (801) 845-9000.
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