Glendale, AZ (January 13, 2020) – A Glendale woman has died and another man has been injured after an apartment fire occurred early Monday, according to the Glendale Fire Department.
Crews responded to the fire at the Connect on Northern apartments near Northern Avenue and 52nd Avenue around 2:30 a.m., fire officials said.
The man and woman were removed from the apartment, but the woman later died from her injuries. The man was taken to the Arizona Burn Center in Phoenix in critical condition.
The male victim has been identified as Timothy Leonor and the woman who died was identified as Heather Williams.
Fire officials said 11 people have been displaced as a result of the fire.
The American Red Cross assisted at the scene of the fire, and it remains under investigation.
Our condolences go out to the family of Heather Williams. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Oftentimes, apartment fires are caused by landlord negligence or building code violations, leaving victims and their families vulnerable.
These accidents can mean tragic circumstances for victims and their families. Whether it’s financial difficulties, long-term physical issues or emotional trauma, victims and their families are left to cope with catastrophic situations following these serious incidents. Occasionally, victims may succumb to their burn injuries or smoke inhalation in the aftermath of a fire.
But those affected can contact a personal injury lawyer for help, especially after apartment fire accidents caused by the negligent actions of others. ELG Law’s premise liability attorneys have years of experience when it comes to seeking justice for victims and their families. Contact our accident attorneys today at (623) 562-3838 to schedule your free consultation.
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Disclaimer: As members of the local Phoenix and broader Arizona community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal advice, and you should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.
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