fbpx
skip navigation

Tag: texoma fire damage attorney

House Fires in Texoma

Over the past week, there have been multiple house fires across Texoma. A grass fire near Lake Kickapoo destroyed a home, and an explosion in an Archer City trailer sent a man through his back door and into his yard. Thankfully, no serious injuries were reported in either case, but both properties were totally destroyed.

Lake Kickapoo House Fire

Last Tuesday night, crews spent hours fighting a fire at a home near Lake Kickapoo. KFDX News Channel Three reports that the fire started sometime before 11:00 p.m., at Turtle Creek Road and North Lake Road. Holliday Fire crews were initially called out due to a grass fire. When they arrived on the scene, a house was on fire. Thankfully, no one was living in the house at the time of the fire, and no injuries have been reported. Although they were on the scene for over two hours fighting the blaze, the house was a total loss.

Archer City Explosion

On Monday night, a man in Archer City was blown into his backyard when an explosion in his trailer occurred. The man was asleep when he heard a loud noise and smelled smoke. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the explosion and fire happened in the 500 block of North Oak Street, sometime before 11:30 p.m. At this time, very few details have been released, but the victim was reportedly doing okay after the fire. Initial reports indicate that five to six thousand rounds of ammunition in the trailer could have played a role in the explosion. The structure was a total loss, and the fire is likely still under investigation with authorities.

House Fires in Wichita Falls

House fires in Wichita Falls, Holliday, Archer City and the surrounding Texoma communities can leave victims in the hospital, out of work and essentially homeless. Whether a grass fire has damaged your farmland or a house fire has destroyed your home, your top priority needs to be speaking with an experienced attorney after a fire.

When to Call a Personal Injury Lawyer

Our lawyers have helped more than 100 clients with burn injuries or property damage due to fires recover millions of dollars over the past five years. If you have been injured or if you have sustained property damage due to a fire, contact the skilled team at the Altman Legal Group at (940) 761-4000 for a free consultation.

Representing Victims And Families
since 1982

Our attorneys are happy to accommodate difficult schedules. We can meet you in the early morning or late afternoon hours.

We can even schedule appointments on the weekends. We are also available to meet you at home or in the hospital if you do not have transportation, or if your injury doesn’t allow you to travel.

What We Offer Clients And Their Loved Ones:

Initial consultations on personal injury cases are always free.
You do not pay us unless we win your case on personal injury cases.
We`re available to answer your legal questions.
We can be an advocate for your loved ones.
Help provide families with resources and advice.
Resolve automobile property damage claims.
Help you find a doctor, even if you don`t have insurance.
We can deal with the insurance companies.

Free Consultation

Over 40 Years of Experience

Contact Form

Brush Fire near Petrolia Burns 400 Acres

Last week, a brush fire near Petrolia burned about 400 acres of land. According to KFDX News Channel Three, the fire started sometime before 4:00 p.m., last Thursday near FM 2393. Firefighters were swiftly on the scene, and it took over two hours to contain the flames. Thankfully, the fire didn’t jump the road, but an estimated 400 acres were destroyed.

Texas Firefighters on the Scene for Hours

Firefighters were on hand until late Thursday night, keeping an eye on the remaining hot spots. Very little information has been released about the cause of this fire, which is still under investigation with authorities.

The Dangers of Brush Fires

Even when no structures or homes are damaged, grass and brush fires can be incredibly dangerous and damaging. With record-setting droughts, it doesn’t take long for a tiny brush fire to quickly burn out of control. The importance of firefighters gaining control of a brush fire swiftly can’t be overstated, even if it’s just pastureland, as far as the eye can see.

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Grass Fire

While some people may be breathing a sigh of relief because a fire was extinguished without destroying any homes or structures, it’s critical to remember that an estimated 400 acres were burned. These 400 acres could be a local rancher’s livelihood. A grass fire can destroy grazing land for cattle, which can impact a rancher’s bottom line for years to come. Burned fencing can cost thousands of dollars to replace and rebuild, and the reseeding costs for charred grazing land can be astronomical.

Brush Fires and Grass Fires

Determining the cause of a brush or grass fire is a top priority for investigators. Because fires can be incredibly damaging and costly for property owners, it’s essential to determine exactly how a fire got started. This is the first step in recovering compensation for the damages associated with a grass fire, which can include permanent loss of value of the land, a loss of cattle production, loss of grazing land, reseeding costs and fence mending expenses.

After a Brush Fire on Your Property

If you have suffered from property loss or destroyed grazing lands due to a brush fire, contact an experienced fire damage attorney as soon as possible. Cases are time sensitive, and the sooner an experienced investigator can examine the scene, the better. Contact the skilled fire damage lawyers at Altman Legal Group today at 940-761-4000 with questions about your case.

Representing Victims And Families
since 1982

Our attorneys are happy to accommodate difficult schedules. We can meet you in the early morning or late afternoon hours.

We can even schedule appointments on the weekends. We are also available to meet you at home or in the hospital if you do not have transportation, or if your injury doesn’t allow you to travel.

What We Offer Clients And Their Loved Ones:

Initial consultations on personal injury cases are always free.
You do not pay us unless we win your case on personal injury cases.
We`re available to answer your legal questions.
We can be an advocate for your loved ones.
Help provide families with resources and advice.
Resolve automobile property damage claims.
Help you find a doctor, even if you don`t have insurance.
We can deal with the insurance companies.

Free Consultation

Over 40 Years of Experience

Contact Form