Boardman apt. catches fire, man jumps from window

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WYTV) – Boardman police and fire crews are investigating an apartment fire from early Wednesday morning.

When authorities got to the apartment on Wolosyn Circle around 5:30 a.m., they found smoke coming from the third-floor windows.

Fire department officials said an unidentified man had apparently jumped from one of the windows. Emergency workers took the man to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined, and investigators are looking into reports that the main door to the man’s apartment was barricaded from the inside.

Comments are closed.