Person jumps from apartment fire

By Peter MacArthur 6:15am, May 13, 2013 - Updated 12:11pm, May 13, 2013
One occupant of a Wilmington apartment building had to jump to safety during a fire early Monday.

Police say the person jumped from the second floor of the building at 1401 North Claymont at about 1 a.m. but wasn't hurt.

Three dozen firefighting personnel turned out to put the fire out. It was declared under control at 2 a.m.

No injuries, but ten people who live there were left without housing temporarily as eight units were left uninhabitable.

Investigators are looking for a cause.


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