“Major collapse 900 block Kennedy St NW”

A reader reports: “Tons of sirens heading north up Georgia at Allison, ambulances and fire trucks but the occasional police car. DC fire and EMS twitter says there was a building collapse at 9th and Kennedy, that must be where they’re going”

DC Fire and EMS reports: “Major collapse 900 block Kennedy St NW. Full collapse of a building under construction. 1 person trapped and several others injured.

Update building collapse 900 block Kennedy St NW. #DCsBravest are engaged in active rescue effort to reach and removed 1 trapped worker. We have removed several other workers who were injured & evacuated 2 adjacent homes.

Update Kennedy St collapse. #DCsBravest have successfully removed the trapped victim. He is an adult male and is conscious.”

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