Clearwater, FL – Man Dies in Fire on Claire Dr Caused by Lit Cigarette

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Clearwater, FL – Man Dies in Fire on Claire Dr Caused by Lit Cigarette

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Clearwater, FL (October 20, 2021) – A fire in Clearwater ended in the death of a local man on Monday, October 18. 

The fatal incident occurred at a residence located at the 1200 block of Claire Drive. Firefighters were dispatched to the scene at around 8:15 a.m. that morning. Emergency responders found a man inside the building. 

The injured party was transported to Mease Countryside Hospital for treatment of critical injuries. He was later pronounced dead. The fire was reportedly caused by a lit cigarette in a trash can. 

An ongoing accident investigation is underway. 

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Residential Structure Fires

Clearwater, FL - Man Dies in Fire on Claire Dr Caused by Lit CigaretteEvery year, fire departments around the United States receive more than 350,000 reports of residential building fires. Approximately 2,000 civilian deaths and 11,000 civilian injuries occur each year in the United States as a result of these fires. Nearly 72.2 percent of civilian fire deaths are caused by residential fires.

Victims of wrongful death may be eligible for compensation if they work with an experienced personal injury lawyer in Clearwater. You will need the assistance of a lawyer throughout the legal process if a family member was killed in the accident. Families who have lost a loved one as a result of wrongful death have already experienced a great deal. The financial consequences of a loved one’s premature death might be significant. After a loved one dies in a devastating accident, the last thing anyone wants to feel is alone.

Wrongful Death Lawyers in Clearwater

Rebein Law is honored to be able to assist Tampa families who have lost a loved one in a tragic car accident. Similar situations have been handled by our Clearwater wrongful death attorneys in the past. Please contact us as soon as possible if you need assistance holding the person responsible for a tragic car accident accountable and securing restitution for your losses.

To book a consultation, contact our Clearwater personal injury attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 today.

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