TURTLE CREEK, Pa. - Six people, including four firefighters, were injured in a fire at a Turtle Creek apartment complex Monday morning.
The fire was reported on Hamilton Avenue around 11:30 a.m.
The fire spread so fast that one man had to jump from his second story window to escape rolling flames.
Channel 11’s Timyka Artist (@WPXITimyka) tweeted that she saw at least one person leave the scene on a stretcher.
“It was awful. When we walked out, the smoke was so high. I was just crying,” said fire victim Dana Letterine.
Another tenant who lived in the complex told Channel 11 he escaped with the help of firefighters but his cats did not.
A nurse and at least four firefighters were taken to the hospital mostly for smoke inhalation and slipping on ice-covered surfaces. One resident also suffered from smoke inhalation, authorities said.
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