1 hospitalized after tenants rescued from Arlington Heights building fire, police say

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (WLS) -- At least one person was hospitalized after firefighters rescued tenants Wednesday night from a burning apartment building in northwest suburban Arlington Heights, police said.

According to Arlington Heights police, the fire started around 11:15 p.m. at a building in the first block of East Northwest Highway.

Video shows firefighters rescuing a man by ladder from a smokey window.

At least two other people were also rescued from the building by ladder, police said.

One person was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

No other injuries have been reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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