RICHTON PARK, Ill. - Firefighters responded Wednesday to a blaze at an apartment building in Richton Park.
The fire broke out on the fourth floor of the building about 1:30 p.m. at 3905 Tower Drive, police said.
By the time firefighters arrived on scene, the apartment was entirely in flames, according to police.
A person was taken to an area hospital after jumping off a balcony to escape the flames.
Others were being treated on scene for smoke inhalation, police said.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
No further details were immediately available.