• December 12, 2022

Two Killed, One Injured in House Fire Accident on Fairfield Street in Amarillo, TX

UPDATE (December 15, 2022): Reports say a second person was killed due to the fire. The victims remain unidentified.

Amarillo, TX -- December 10, 2022, one person was killed and two were injured following an accident where a house on Fairfield caught fire.

Investigators said that the incident occurred at around 2:10 a.m. in the 1600 block of North Fairfield Street. The cause of the fire has yet to be determined. Three people were hurt in the fire, and one of the victims succumbed to their injuries. The conditions of their others is not clear at this time.

Commentary on House Fire Accident on Fairfield Street in Amarillo

One challenge with fires like this is people tend to assume they must have been the fault of one of the occupants. That's often true, considering things like cooking incidents, open flames, etc. But there are other, less foreseeable factors to consider.

Amarillo, TX House Fire Accident Kills 2, Injures 1 on Fairfield Street

Were there recent repairs or replacements to gas appliances? Is this a rental property that had known issues? Was there some kind of defective product which sparked the fire? Likely or not, these are all factors which can take lives, have taken lives, and certainly will take lives again. That's why it's important to ensure the right professionals are looking into things so that nothing important slips through the cracks.


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