Ed. Note: So out of all the scooters available which do you prefer?
Thanks to Brooke for passing on:
We’d like to give you an update on our operations in DC.
We are suspending service for at least 30 days, complying with a DDOT order after informing them of an incident that occurred earlier today in our warehouse. There was a small fire in a storage area caused by a battery that had been previously removed from service. (more…)
Photo via DC Fire and EMS
DC Fire and EMS first reported at 2:34pm:
“#DCsBravest on scene of a structural collapse in the 1300 block 13th St NW. PIO enroute and will provide more information upon arrival.”
One reader speculates it was related to the F-35 fly by that happened around 2pm:
“It was super loud and I’m also pretty sure that the vibrations it was giving off (every building was shaking) contributed to the building collapse at 13/N NW. The building there was already super fragile and didn’t seem well supported for construction, and this was just the thing to push it.” (more…)
Wut? Thanks to Caitlin for sending this Truck-B-Que Friday around 5:45pm.
What are the odds?
Any idea what happened on the ellipse by the White House? When I walked by I saw a big fire, tons of smoke and a group of people standing around. It looked like a person of fire!? At the same time I hear police sirens and many showed up quickly. There must have been a fire truck too because the fire was quickly put on. The photo attached is right after it was put out. White House grounds were quickly closed down.”
Another reader reports: “Now hazmat pulling up at 15th and Constitution”
Update from U.S. Secret Service:
“At approximately 12:20 p.m. a man lit himself on fire on the Ellipse near 15th and Constitution Ave., Secret Service personnel are on scene assisting @NatlParkService and @usparkpolicepio in rendering first aid.”
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“Shooting at 0134 hrs in the 3200 block of Hiatt Place NW. Lookout for (2) B/M’s, 5’10”-5’11” tall, slim build, wearing gray sweatshirts”
“At approximately 1:40 a.m. this morning, members of the Third District responded for a shooting inside an apartment building in the 3200 block of Hiatt Place, NW. The victim, an adult male, was located in the third floor hallway, and was transported to a local hospital and subsequently admitted in critical condition. It was later determined that the crine actually occurred inside an adjacent apartment.
Members of the MPD’s Violent Crime Branch responded to the scene, and will be handling the investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call the MPD Command Information Center at 202.727.9099.”
Then at 11:30am Sunday morning Beth wrote:
“Hey PoPville I just heard a shooting at the park at 14 and Harvard. ~10 shots followed by lots of running and sirens”
MPD reported: (more…)
9th and Q St, NW around 8:45am photo by Keegan Bursaw
DC Fire & EMS reports:
“Fire involved a rooftop grill. #DCsBravest quickly extinguished this blaze with no extension to the structure. There were no injuries.”
Stuart reported on Saturday:
“Passing along that the Hi Market located at 15th and Fuller had a significant fire incident, with fire crew/ police on the scene. Seemed to occur this morning. Hopefully they will be able to recover and open in the near future. Very sad to see this store have to temporarily close and hope they are able to recover and re-open.”
DCFD reported from the scene: (more…)
11th and Park Road, NW Saturday Night.
Red Rocks can not catch a break. Fortunately they’ve been able to reopen both Columbia Heights and H Street locations pretty quickly. From Red Rocks:
“We had a fire in our office on the 2nd floor but it was contained and after an afternoon of cleanup, we’re back open.”
Props to DC’s Bravest!!
Thanks to Shane for sending the photo above:
“Fire at M & 12th NW. I think it’s Claridge Towers.”
Heather also reports:
“Fire several stories up in building on M east of 13th NW (N side of street). DC Fire and EMS on scene with 13th totally blocked N and S.”
Update from DCFD:
“Working Fire 1200 block M St NW. Fire 8th floor Apt. in 10 story occupied building. Fire knocked down. No injuries reported. Sheltering occupants in place as needed.”
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