Apartment Building Fire in Westwood

From the Fox 19 Newsroom --  Emergency crews rushed to Westwood Friday evening when fire broke out in an apartment building.

The 3 alarm fire was in the 34 hundred block of McHenry Avenue.

Flames could be seen shooting through the roof of the building.... which houses several families.

Fire crews faced a serious danger when part of the roof collapsed while they were fighting the fire.

There are reports of one woman suffering a broken ankle in the fire evacuation.

There are no reports of other injuries.

Fire crews remained on the scene past midnight to make sure the fire was out and to safely shut down the building.