Child, 2 adults, treated after a fire in the Phoenix apartment near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road

PHOENIX – Three people, including a young child, were rushed to hospital overnight after an apartment fire in west Phoenix.

Late Monday night, firefighters from multiple cities were dispatched to the fire near 75th Avenue and Indian School Road. When they got to the scene, they found heavy fire and smoke from units on the first and second floors of an apartment complex.

Two adults and a child were rescued from their homes and taken to hospital for treatment. Officials say the victims are a 1-year-old boy, a 23-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman. All three are said to be in a stable condition with minor burns and smoke inhalation.

More than a dozen apartment residents were displaced due to the fire and are now supported by the Phoenix Crisis Response teams and the Red Cross.

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire has not yet been clarified.

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