CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — One person was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after a fire at an apartment in Citrus Heights Tuesday night.
The scene was along the 5800 block of Sunrise Vista Drive. Sacramento Metro Fire crews responded just after 9 p.m.READ MORE: New Law Makes Getting License Easier For Barbers And Hairstylists In California
Firefighters were alerted that one person was trapped. Crews went to work quickly and were able to get the person out of harm’s way.READ MORE: Dinosaur Exhibits Open At Sacramento Zoo
The person rescued was then used to the hospital. Two other people were also treated at the scene for smoke inhalation.
A cat was also rescued and resuscitated, firefighters say.
Crews were able to keep the flames to just one apartment.MORE NEWS: Homeless Encampments Cause Concern For Local Businesses As Sacramento Shelters Reach Capacity
Exactly what started the fire is still under investigation.