Richton Park

Man Seriously Injured After Jumping From Apartment Building Fire in Richton Park

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A man sustained serious injuries Wednesday afternoon after jumping from a south suburban Richton Park apartment building that erupted in flames, authorities said.

The fire was reported at approximately 2:30 p.m. at 3905 Tower Dr., Park Towers Apartment Homes. Video posted on social media showed flames and smoke pouring out of multiple units.

One man jumped from the building and was listed in serious condition, fire officials said. Four others sustained smoke inhalation and were transported to hospitals.

The blaze began as a kitchen fire, authorities said.

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