Firefighters respond to an apartment fire in Newport News

Posted at 10:17 PM, Feb 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-20 22:17:50-05

Newport News, Va. – Newport News firefighters were called to an apartment fire in the 600 block of 12th St. just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

When crews arrived, they saw smoke coming from the building and could hear a fire alarm.

Firefighters immediately knocked down the flames coming from the kitchen area of the apartment.

One person suffered non-life threatening injuries after jumping from a window of the apartment and is currently in a local hospital.

No one else was hurt.

More information will be released as it becomes available.