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Diana writes and sends the photo above around 8:45pm Saturday night:

“A sudden car b q on 12th and N this evening. Super response time by firefighters, so props to them!”

Cady writes and sends the photo below: “12/N. First responders showed up quickly and got the fire out safely. No one injured.”

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Photo by DC Fire and EMS

Around 5am DC Fire and EMS reported:

“Working fire 700 blk Md. Ave NE. Fire showing 1st floor 2 story row dwelling. 1 injured civilian.”

“Update Md. Ave NE. 2 victims enroute to hospital. 1 found in front yard and 2nd rescued from basement. Fire basement and both floors.”

“Md. Ave fire knocked down other than hotspots. No additional victims at this point. Fire was in basement, both floors & attic.”

Both victims at hospital are in critical condition. 1 FF being transported minor injs. Investigators on scene to determine cause.”

2nd FF tx minor injs. from Md. Ave. #1 critical victim adult male was found in front yard. #2 critical adult female rescued from basement


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.”

Props to DCFD.

via google maps

Photo by @dcfireems

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.”