One injured in Norcross apartment fire

Gwinnett County firefighters are trying to put out a fire at an apartment complex on Park Colony Drive in Norcross.

The flames broke out around 2:00 a.m. Monday.

Lieutenant Jerrod D. Barrett with Gwinnett County Fire and Emergency Services said there were reports of heavy fire upon arrival. Police said those on the second floor were seen jumping from windows to escape the danger.

One person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries, according to Lt. Barrett.

Officials said at least 20 people now need another place to live. 

The cause of the fire has not been released at this time.

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