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Person injured after jumping from 6th floor

April 4, 2016, Edmonton - One person was sent to hospital in Edmonton after jumping from the sixth-floor of an apartment building during a fire.

Smoke was billowing out of the suite when firefighters arrived at the building on Edmonton's south side early Sunday morning.

The person who jumped suffered severe injuries.

A spokesperson with Edmonton Fire Rescue could not confirm what the person landed on.

The fire was contained to the suite and was declared out within an hour.

It remains under investigation.

April 4, 2016 
By The Canadian Press

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