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Earlier fireworks nearby in Brookland though I haven’t seen DCFD explicitly link the two as of yet: Read More


1500 block of 7th Street, NW. Photo by Vic Jain

Started getting tons of messages around 8:30pm last night about a big fire department response next to the Passenger in Shaw. Fortunately, and in my wildest dreams I could not make this up, “Upon gaining entry found an unattended smoke machine that activated.” Read More


From the Mayor’s Office:

“Today, following a weekend fire at 708 Kennedy Street NW in which two residents died, including a nine-year-old boy, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that the District would be referring the matter to the DC Office of the Attorney General and the United States Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. These criminal investigations are in addition to the investigations already underway by the District’s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA), the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD), and the Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (FEMS), along with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Read More


Photo by DC Fire & EMS

As of Sunday morning I’m told they’ll be closed for “a few weeks” but I’ll be updating as the situation becomes more clear. Official word from MGM Roast Beef:

“MGM Roast Beef experienced a fire last evening. Because of the quick response and efforts of the brave men and women of the dc fire department the fire was well maintained. We hope to re-open in a few short weeks.

Thank you, DC’s bravest.

Thank you for all the calls and support from our NortheastDC community.

We are beyond grateful.”

On Saturday night at 10:14pm DCFD reported: Read More


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