Woman, child rescued from burning Sioux Falls apartment

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Firefighters rescued a woman and child trapped on the balcony of a burning apartment in Sioux Falls, officials said.

Crews responded to the apartment building about 2 a.m. Sunday and saw smoke and flames coming from the patio door of a second-floor apartment.

Firefighters used a ladder to reach the woman and child on the balcony.

The Argus Leader reports residents of adjacent apartments were evacuated. One resident sustained a minor injury.

Officials say the fire was contained to the apartment where it started, although there was smoke damage in the hallway.