A man suffered broken ribs Thursday night when he jumped from the balcony of a burning apartment building.  It happened at the Picadilly Square apartments near 114th and West Maple around 9:30.

Investigators say the fire started in a unit on the third floor.  A man jumped from a balcony to escape the smoke and flames. 

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. The fire caused about $100-thousand damage.