An early morning fire that ripped through a Bridgeport, Conn., apartment building forced some people to jump from windows, but officials say everyone got out safely.
The fire began around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at one of the buildings at the Beechmont Apartments. Authorities say five people were taken to a hospital, including two people who jumped from their windows and an elderly man found in his apartment by firefighters, but their injuries aren’t life-threatening.
Officials say 35 people have been displaced from their homes and the American Red Cross is offering help with temporary housing and other needs.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
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