ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill - One person was killed when a fire broke out at an apartment complex in the northwest suburbs.
Fire officials say an extra alarm fire broke out at a three-story apartment building at 5201 Carriage Way Dr in Rolling Meadows around 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Over 20 fire departments responded.
Officials say one person jumped from a third floor balcony and was pronounced dead at the hospital. No one else was injured.
The complex contained over 50 units and was not equipped with a sprinkler system, officials said. About 50 other people have been displaced.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.