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Pasadena, TX - Couple Seriously Burned in Apartment Fire on S. Shaver St

Pasadena, TX (September 02, 2021) - A huge fire that started inside a downstairs unit in an apartment complex in Pasadena has left one couple seriously injured and dozens of residents homeless on Tuesday, August 31st.

The fire broke out in the 3600 block of South Shaver near Allen-Genoa at about 4:15 a.m.

16 to 20 units and several vehicles were affected by the blaze. By 110:00 a.m., crews were razing what was left of the building, including the possessions of those who lived there.

The Pasadena Fire Marshal confirmed the fire began inside unit 108, where the injured couple lives.

The wife, identified as Tracy Nichols, was med flighted to the hospital in critical condition. Her husband, Saul Rodriguez, was transported by ambulance. He sustained burns to most of his body while attempting to save his wife.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Apartment Fires in Pasadena


Multiple factors can cause deaths and injuries in structure fires. like a contractor’s code violations, faulty fire suppression equipment, faulty fire-retardant products, defective smoke detectors, and damaged electrical equipment.

In some cases, victims can work with personal injury attorneys in Pasadena to obtain compensation to help cover the costs of medical care and various other expenses they face moving forward.

Residential structure fires account for more than 80% of fire-related deaths and injuries in the United States. For the ten-year span from 1997 to 2007, an average of 3,000 victims died and a further 15,340 people were injured as a result of structure fires each year.

Pasadena Burn Injury Attorneys

At Farah Law, we strive to help injured victims maximize their recoveries. Our attorneys meet with potential clients to discuss the circumstances surrounding their accidents to determine the best course of legal action. By reviewing the details of your accident, our Pasadena personal injury attorneys can help you fight aggressively to get the maximum amount of and the justice you deserve.

Tennessee personal injury laws allow victims to file a claim of wrongful death or personal injury and qualifies them for financial compensation for any deaths or fire-related injuries that were caused by a faulty product or the malfeasance or negligence of another person.

If you have been injured in an accident as a result of another person’s negligent or reckless actions, contact our personal injury attorneys in Pasadena (888) 481-9359 to see how we can help you. Schedule a free case review with our team to determine what legal options are available to help you move forward and recover.

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