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Written by: The Benton Law Firm Last Updated : December 14, 2019

Rio Grande City, TX – One Killed in Fire on Old El Sauz Rd

Rio Grande City, TX (December 13, 2019) – A restaurant fire in the 600 block of Old El Sauz Road claimed one victim’s life on Friday.

At approximately 1:30 a.m., on December 13th, authorities were called to the scene of a major fire incident at a restaurant.

While battling the blaze, firefighters noticed an unresponsive person inside the building. Crews pulled the victim out of the building. They were rushed to Starr County Memorial Hospital for treatment.

Authorities confirm that the victim later succumbed to their injuries.

At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the victim who lost their life in this accident.  Our thoughts are with them at this time.

Fatal Fire Incidents in Texas

Rio Grande City, TX – One Killed in Fire on Old El Sauz RdThere are countless instances where fires break out in buildings across Texas. Unfortunately, these incidents can lead to fatal injuries for victims trapped inside. When individuals sustain fatal injuries in fires, it is crucial that their families contact a wrongful death attorney in Texas at their earliest convenience.

The Benton Law Firm has over two decades of experience helping families get the justice they deserve. We understand the difficulties families face after losing a loved one in a tragic fire. The fact that these incidents are often caused by defective or malfunctioning appliances, faulty electrical, or negligence allows families to hold those at fault accountable for the loss of their loved ones. We strive to help grieving families collect the maximum amount of compensation available for their claims. Contact our burn injury attorneys in Texas at (214) 219-4878 to see how we can help you.

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Disclaimer: The intent of this post is to provide general information to our readers and to help improve the safety and quality of life for those who live in our state. At The Benton Law Firm, we intend to honor those who are victimized in accidents across Texas. We aim to provide up to date information to the public surrounding these incidents in hopes of helping others avoid becoming victims themselves. If anyone is involved in an accident we would like to make sure they know how to respond, should a tragedy occur. Information in this post, should not be considered legal or medical advice. You should seek further assistance from a legal or medical professional if you or a loved one is a victim in an accident. The photos depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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