Person injured in apartment fire in Newport News

(WAVY/Lavoy Harrell)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Firefighters responded to an apartment fire in the 600 block of 12th Street Saturday evening.

Upon arrival on the scene, emergency crews discovered the fire in the kitchen of the apartment.

A resident of the apartment was injured after jumping from a window of the apartment. The person is in the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

No firefighters were injured.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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