Teen jumps from 3rd story floor during DeKalb County fire, several displaced

Source: WGCL

Several people are without a home after fire ripped through their DeKalb County apartment complex early Friday morning.

The fire broke out just after midnight on the 2000 block of Ficus Court in Stone Mountain.

A witness says a 13 year-old girl jumped from the third story of the complex and into the arms of a man waiting on the ground. The man says two other people jumped from the third story into his arms.

The teen who jumped was hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.

At least six units were involved and a portion of the third story collapsed down onto the first floor.

No word on a cause.

A look at the scene as firefighters battle blaze at DeKalb County apartment complex @WilkersonCBS46 is on the scene and has updates throughout the morning. FULL story: https://t.co/eNJldS3QiB pic.twitter.com/BtDfuQKhzW— CBS46 (@cbs46) April 27, 2018

The American Red Cross is assisting at least five families.

Stay with CBS46 News for updates.

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