Thanks to all who tweeted and emailed about the terrible fire in Dupont early this morning.
“Massive event at 17th and Riggs NW. Lots of smoke, Eric. Hear loud chain saw. Hope everyone is okay.”
“@dcfireems working hard to put out house fire 1600 block of Riggs NW. Apparently 2 injured so far”
“Multiple fire trucks, ambulances, and police on Riggs at 16th St NW”
“2 alarm fire next my apt. last night on Riggs street, NW cores out a row house killing two. Others hurt”
“UPDATE: 2 alarm fire. 1600blk of Riggs Pl NW. fire knocked down. 2 pts P1; 2 pts P2; 2 FFs w/minor inj. 6 pts total.”
Fox 5 reports:
“Sources tell FOX 5 two bodies pulled from the third floor were a male and a female. One person was found in the bedroom and the other in the hallway.”
Updates when more is known.
Wednesday there were 66,510 total positives. explore all the official D.C. data here From the Mayor’s Office: “The District’s reported data for November 24-28, 2021 includes 236 new positive coronavirus…
Liz reports: “also huge first responder presence at Columbia Heights metro, entrances both closed” a reports: “Shooting on the platform or train at Columbia Heights.”
9th and G Street, NW photo by Julie Briski From Alert DC: ” DCFEMS reports Gallery Place Metro Station (625 9th Street NW) is temporarily closed due to fire activity….
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