Residents jump out of Detroit apartment building to escape fire

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Residents of one west side Detroit apartment were forced to jump from their burning building early Thursday morning.

It happened on the 18000 block of Weaver near Southfield and Chicago around 8 a.m.

Residents could be seen jumping from the window to escape the flames.

Several residents told 7 Action News they were able to get out with only the clothes on their back.

One woman was wheeled away on a stretcher although she was alert and conscious.

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