Denver, CO (August 13, 2023) – One person was transported to an area hospital following an explosion that took place in the Washington Park West section of Denver on Thursday evening, August 10.
Just after 6:00 p.m., the Denver fire department and emergency officials were called to the scene of an explosion that occurred on South Lincoln Street.
News reports indicate that a fourplex located in the 400 block of the roadway was the site of a major explosion. The incident directly impacted three of the units located in the structure.
One person was injured as a result of the explosion in transported to an area hospital.
Eight units were displaced due to the incident.
Investigations to determine what caused the explosion are currently underway.
We hope the injured victim recovers quickly.
Explosions in Colorado
Building explosions are the cause of countless injuries every year in the United States. Here in Colorado, these incidents have a devastating impact on the lives of victims and their families. Being involved in a building explosion means that there is a significant chance that you will suffer some type of injury that requires medical care.
Due to the nature of these explosions, there are some injuries that victims suffer from more often than others. These include severe cuts and lacerations, burn injuries, and crushing injuries. When buildings explode, those around are likely to be lifted, thrown, or even buried beneath the debris. They are also likely to be struck by flying glass and debris.
Having to go through medical treatment after being harmed in an explosion can be time-consuming and costly. Depending on the circumstances, victims may have the right to file a claim for compensation. To recover compensation for lost wages, property damages, medical costs, and other damages, victims must be able to prove that some form of negligence contributed to the explosion taking place. This is a task best accomplished with the assistance of a skilled legal team by your side. A building explosion attorney that is well-versed in handling these claims can help you investigate and gather the strongest evidence possible in support of your claim. It is important that you seek legal assistance immediately after the explosion to ensure you have the best chance of getting justice.
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