1 Killed After Jumping off Balcony During Illinois Apartment Fire

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apartment fireRolling Meadows, IL -- One person was killed when a fire broke out at an Illinois Northwest suburb apartment complex that did not have fire sprinklers.

An extra alarm fire broke out at a 3-story apartment building at 8pm on Wednesday.  Over 20 fire departments responded to the fire.

One person jumped from a balcony and was pronounced dead at the hospital.  All other residents were safe and uninjured.  However, 50 people have been displaced.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.