OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU and BCN) - Fourteen adults and two children were displaced from six apartments damaged in a two-alarm fire early Saturday morning.
Fire crews arrived at the three-story apartment building, located on 39th Avenue, just before 4 on Sunday morning.
One person jumped out from the second floor to avoid the flames.
Nyala Lawson, one of the fire victims, said, "And the manager, he was trying to jump out the window. It was scary. There were just flames and flames. There was smoke everywhere".
One person was taken to a hospital with a medical condition that was probably made worse by getting out of the building.
The Red Cross is now helping to find a place for those families to stay until it is safe to return home.
Investigators are still trying to find the cause of the fire.