A reader reports:

“Huge flames at Georgia and Fairmont St, NW. There about 9 trucks and about three ambulances that just arrived.”

Update AlertDC reports:

“Street Closure / Fire: 2719 Georgia Avenue NW The road is closed in the 2500-2900 block of Georgia Avenue NW. Please use alternate route.”

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DC Fire and EMS reported a 2 alarm fire in the 4300 block of Iowa Ave, NW around 4am:

“Iowa Ave in daylight. Now have 1 FF injury minor burns. Structural instability will delay investigation into cause & origin.”

“Fire is under control. 8 residents of adjacent home require @RedCrossNCR. Unable to search original fire structure due to instability.”

“Iowa Ave NW fully involved end row extended to adjacent home. Building has partially collapsed. Outside attack.”


A reader reports:

“I was by the food trucks at GW (22 and H) and there was a loud boom – I think a fuel tank exploded. The truck caught fire and there were massive flames. The street was filled with people and I hope no one was hurt.”

Another reader reports at 2:05pm:

“Pictures taken from my desk. Lots of sirens. Not sure what is on fire but it’s right in the middle of GW campus.”

DC Fire and EMS reported:

“Food Truck fire -21st and H Streets, NW At least 3 burned patients will be transposed from the scene.”



Ben Grossman-Cohen ‏reports:

“Big fire on top of building on M west of 17th NW”

Update: DC Traffic Police reports:

“Traffic Advisory/Building Fire in the 1100 blk of 17th St NW/Street Closure on Connecticut Ave to 16th St from M St to K St NW”


“Building Fire/1100 blk of 17th St NW has been extinguished/no injuries/DC Fire are still on scene checking the building.”

DC Fire and EMS reports:

“Working fire: 1700blk of M St NW – Units on scene, PIO enroute. 9 story bldg. under construction, no inj reported at this time.”

Deputy Mayor Donahue ‏reports:

“Fire is contained to rooftop HVAC unit of commercial building under renovation; no injuries reported; @dcfireems on scene. @PoPville”


Stephen Meli reports from: “1700 m st nw” (more…)