Whether for cost or convenience, apartments serve as homes to numerous Californians. Those who choose to utilize the benefits of apartment rentals depend on the property owners and staff to keep the buildings and common areas safe for residents. Unfortunately, injuries do happen at these complexes, which leads to the question of who is at fault. This question is undoubtedly being asked by residents of an apartment building in another state, after falling objects from a chimney collapse injured two and required the evacuation of all other tenants.
Several fire department crews and emergency responders were called to an apartment complex after receiving a traumatic injury call. Upon arriving at the complex, fire crews found an adult woman and female child with injuries. The injuries were believed to have been caused by falling debris from a collapsed chimney. It is unknown if either victim was transported to a hospital for treatment.