ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - A woman was taken to a hospital after she jumped from her second-story apartment that was on fire, officials said.
The fire broke out around 10 p.m. at the Brooke Commons apartments.
Orange County Fire Rescue officials said when the woman jumped from her apartment, she landed on an air conditioning unit.
Officials said the woman suffered smoke inhalation and other injuries and was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center. No other details were given on her condition.
Officials said three apartments were evacuated, but they were able to quickly extinguish the fire.
No other injuries were reported, and the woman’s apartment was the only one damaged by fire. The unit below, however, sustained water damage,
State investigators said they are working to determine the cause of the fire.
A woman jumped out of her window in order to escape from a fire in her apartment Sunday night at Brooke Commons Apt complex. She jumped about 15 feet & landed on the a/c unit outside. @OCFireRescue say she was taken to the hospital. More on this story at 6 a.m. @news6wkmg pic.twitter.com/SUPv0OVRIO — Ezzy Castro (@EzzyCastro) October 1, 2018
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