Yakima Fire Department firefighters say nine people were able to escape the flames of an apartment fire Sunday morning in the 400 block of North Sixth Street.

Authorities say they were called to the fire at about 2:25 a.m. Sunday and found the building engulfed in flames and a man on the second floor. He was able to escape on his own. One person was taken to a Yakima hospital for smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.