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San Francisco, CA – One Injured in Two-Alarm Fire on Powell St

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San Francisco, CA (August 1, 2020) – An early-morning fire on sent one victim to a local hospital with injuries on Friday. Just after 2 a.m., on July 31, the San Francisco Fire Department responded to the scene of a fire in the 2200 block of Powell Street.

Reports provided by the San Francisco fire officials show that a blaze broke out at a three-story building near San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf. The fire was elevated to a two-alarm fire as more firefighters were requested to the area. By 3:18 a.m., firefighters were able to contain the fire in the apartment building.

One person inside the residence sustained injuries in the fire. The victim was provided medical treatment at the scene of the accident and transported to a local hospital for further treatment of injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the victim injured in this incident. We hope for their full recovery.

Fire Incidents in San Francisco

Fires throughout California leave thousands of people with life-altering injuries. Many victims suffer from permanent scarring, pain and suffering, and impairments that continue to impact their health and wellbeing indefinitely. Although there are numerous reasons why fires can occur in buildings, they are often caused by negligence, defective wiring, or faulty appliances in homes and businesses.

Not only do fire incidents result in pain and suffering for victims, but they often encapsulate the loss of livelihood, possessions, and things people have worked so hard for. When people are injured in fires, or suffer massive damages, they may have legal options available to them moving forward. By reaching out to a knowledgeable and skilled burn injury attorney in California, you can ensure your legal rights and best interests are protected. You may be entitled to compensation to help alleviate the financial burdens they face moving forward.

Working with a knowledgeable attorney is a victim’s best bet at recovering from their fire incident. William E. Weiss, Attorney at Law, has decades of experience protecting the legal rights of victims harmed in accidents. Our personal injury attorneys in California will review the circumstances surrounding your accident to determine the best legal options available for you. Our team stops at nothing to ensure you are fully and fairly compensated for the traumatic experience you have been forced to endure. If you were injured in a fire, contact California accident lawyer William E. Weiss directly by calling (415) 235-7060 to explore legal options available for you.

Notes:  Our firm uses outside sources when creating these posts.  These sources include but are not limited to various news sources, police reports, traffic incident reports, and first-hand accounts about accidents and the injuries involved.  For this reason, the details surrounding the accidents that we report about have not been independently verified by our writers and staff.  If there is any incorrect or false information in this post, please contact us immediately and will change the post to reflect the most accurate information available. 

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