The fire cause and origin lawyers at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation are saddened to learn that one person was killed after an explosion and subsequent fire at a Santa Fe Springs commercial warehouse yesterday afternoon.
Fire Department personnel, lead by the Department of Fire-Rescue of Santa Fe Springs, responded to a call at or about 3:18 p.m. on Monday, March 7, regarding an explosion at a cosmetics manufacturing company and warehouse. According to Santa Fe Springs FD representatives, when the fire suppression activities began, the warehouse was fully engulfed in flames and, tragically, a male warehouse employee was subsequently found dead at the scene. Fire suppression activities continued for approximately one hour.
Further chording to sources, the single-story warehouse building encompasses the Innosys Beauty Care IBS, Inc., company. Santa Fe Fire Department representatives further stated that the cause of the explosion, at this juncture, remains undetermined.
Apparently, other nearby buildings and complexes in the business park were evacuated for safety purposes, and it additionally took approximately 70 fire personnel from SFSD of Fire Rescue (in addition to Los Angeles, Vernon, Downey and Compton fire departments) to suppress this Three-alarm fire.
The lawyers at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation have inspected countless fire scenes and have consulted nationally with regard to fire cause and origin issues. We have prepared numerous lectures and presentations to attorneys on National Fire Protection Association ("NFPA") 921 standards application, and are members of the Research Section of the National Fire Protection Association.
Processing a fire scene correctly, coupled with appropriate artifact evidence retention and conducting appropriate discovery are some of the most daunting and complex challenges an attorney can face. As such, there is simply no substitute for experience here – from devising an inspection plan and scene investigation. Every fire scene is different. Every fire scene is dynamic. Experience matters.
The attorneys at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation have handled all manner of fire and casualty cases – from multi-million dollar property damage claims to mass fatalities. There is no simply no substitute for experience in a fire case. If you or your family have been injured in a residential fire, don’t delay - contact the experienced team at Shoop | A Professional Law Corporation today for a free consultation to discuss your legal rights.
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