Jumpers at Georgia Apartment Fire

Youtube still of a house fire on the top floor
With fire cutting off their interior exits, several occupants jumped from windows to escape the burning apartment building. (11 Alive, YouTube)

People jump from windows to escape the fire

FirefighterNation Staff

DEKALB COUNTY, Georgia – 11Alive reports that at least 18 people have been injured, seven of them from jumping, in an apartment fire in DeKalb County on Friday.

DeKalb County Fire Rescue Captain Dion Bentley told 11Alive that the fire occurred at Fairington Village Apartments at approximately 2:50 p.m.

Video from the scene showed people falling from windows to get away from the fire as it quickly spread and blocked exits.

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