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Kaneohe, HI – One Dead After Structure Fire on Pulama Rd

August 13, 2022

Kaneohe, HI (August 13, 2022) – According to the Honolulu Medical Examiner, a man passed away after he was hospitalized with critical burns he sustained during a building fire in Kaneohe on Saturday, August 13th. 

Fire crews responded to reports of a structure fire on Pulama Road at about 5:30 a.m. 

As they were responding to the scene, the crews were informed that the fire was out but one person had been badly burned. 

Honolulu Emergency Medical Services treated the 72-year-old man and transported him to a nearby hospital in critical condition. He passed away a short while later.   

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

Structure Fires in Hawaii

Kaneohe, HI - One Dead After Residential Fire on Pulama Rd

If you have experienced a significant burn injury, it’s possible that a negligent party is at fault for your accident. Many structure fires are the result of a building owner’s inattention or failure to maintain their property or are caused by a dangerous or defective product. 

Some common causes of burn injuries are:

  • Explosions caused by gas
  • Faulty electrical equipment
  • Vehicle defects
  • Flammable textiles
  • Leaking batteries in cars, golf carts, scooters, etc.
  • Defective appliances
  • Faulty carbon monoxide and smoke detectors
  • Improper handling of scalding liquids
  • Improperly stored or handled bleach or ammonia products

In these and many other situations, you may be able to hold a person or company liable for your injuries.

When someone is injured in a fire-related accident due to another person’s carelessness, they could be eligible to file a claim against the person responsible. It is not uncommon for people to fall victim to accidents caused by the negligence of property owners, product manufacturers, landlords, building managers, and contractors.  

The personal injury lawyers at Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner have decades of experience assisting families in getting the compensation and justice they deserve for a serious injury.

Our Hawaii burn injury lawyers can help you collect compensation by providing experienced legal representation for serious burn injury cases. We are committed to helping our clients recover both physically and economically in the fastest and easiest way possible. Schedule a free, confidential review of your potential claim to learn what legal options are available to you.   

If you were badly burned in an accident caused by the negligent actions of another, contact our Hawaii fire injury lawyers today by calling (808) 537-2525. 

Notes: Our team of writers uses secondary sources such as news reports, and local and state police incident reports to create these posts. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this particular accident so if there is any information that is incorrect, please contact Leavitt, Yamane & Soldner right away so that we can update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: This post is not a solicitation for business. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene. None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical assistance immediately. 

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