NORTH AVONDALE, OH (FOX19) - A man jumped from a window to escape an apartment fire near Xavier University early Friday, a Cincinnati fire official said.
The man, who appeared to be college age, was taken to University of Cincinnati Medical Center for a leg injury, and is expected to recover, said District 4 Fire Chief Hugh Hains.
First responders were called to the 900 block of Dana Avenue just after 4 a.m. for a report of a kitchen fire.
Flames spread into the ceiling and into adjacent rooms before firefighters could get in and extinguish the blaze, Hains said.
Damage was set at $10,000.
A Xavier police dispatcher said no Xavier students were reported to be in the building when the fire broke out.