By CBS13 Staff

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.

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The damage caused by the fire. (Credit: Sacramento Metro Fire)

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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.

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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.

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Exactly what started the fire is still under investigation.