Photo by JK
“The D.C. Fire Department is currently working to extinguish a house fire in the 4500 block of 5th Street, NW.
The 4500 block of 5th Street, NW, and the 500 block of Allison Street, NW, will be temporarily closed to traffic while
this emergency situation is dealt with. It is currently unknown if there are any occupants inside of the home when it caught fire. Preliminary information indicates that fireworks may have ignited the house fire.”
DCFD reported just after midnight:
“Working Fire 4500 block 5th St NW. heavy fire all floors in rear of row house.
5th St 2nd Alarm under control. #DCsBravest prevented spread of fire to adjacent, attached house. We removed wheelchair bound individual from adjacent house uninjured. Investigators on scene to determine cause.
Early image from the 2 Alarm fire we battled on 5th Street NW shortly after 2018 was rung in. This and another serious blaze 2 hours later led to a night of Fire and Ice for #DCsBravest.”
Photo by DC Fire and EMS