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by Prince Of Petworth July 9, 2018 at 9:30 am 0

11th and Columbia Road, NW. Photo by DC Fire and EMS

From DC Fire and EMS:

“2nd Alarm Fire now 3000 block 11th St NW. Heavy fire rear porches in 2 two story row houses that has extended inside and into attics. No injuries at this time”

“Update 2nd Alarm 3000 block 11th St NW. Radiant heat also ignited roofline and cornice of home on Columbia Rd across the alley from the fire. We have contained that and extinguishing pockets of fire in original buildings.”

“2 Alarm Fire 3000 block 11th St NW under control. We have 6 confirmed displacements needing assistance from @RedCrossNCR. 2 additional residents from house on Columbia Rd. displaced but making alternate living arrangements. Firefighters undergoing decontamination and rehab.” (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 26, 2018 at 12:42 pm 0

Photo by DC Fire and EMS

DCFD reported:

“Update 2nd Alarm 3200 block O St NW. Most fire has been exposed and extinguished. We contain to open up and extinguish pockets of fire and prevent extension to adjacent structures. 1 injured firefighter non life threatening injury being transported.”

English Rose Garden’s website says: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth June 18, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0

via DC Fire & EMS

“Dear PoPville,

Friday night, there was a fire in a fourth-floor apartment at The Swift at Georgia and Randolph (above the Safeway):

The fire department rescued two dogs, who are both doing ok:

Two apartments were water damaged, according to building management.

But the real reason I’m emailing is to warn other residents and prospective renters: although an apartment was actually on fire, the fire alarms didn’t go off in the apartments on the floor above or floor below (fifth floor or third floor). (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth May 9, 2018 at 8:45 pm 0

Photo by DC Fire and EMS

From Alert DC:

“WMATA reports Red Line service suspension may continue into tomorrow morning rush hour due to ongoing fire activity near the tracks. If so, Rush Hour Promise will not be in effect on the Red Line but will continue for all others. Check wmata.com for all updates before traveling.”


“Red Line service has been restored at Brookland and Fort Totten. Shuttle bus service remains from Fort Totten, Takoma and Silver Spring. Delays and crowded conditions continue.”

“Red Line service suspension may continue into tomorrow AM rush hour due to ongoing fire activity adjacent to Metro tracks. If so, Rush Hour Promise will not be in effect on the Red Line; in effect for all others. Check http://wmata.com for updates before traveling.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 12, 2018 at 9:45 am 0

Thanks to Katie for sending: “Last night on Delafield St. NE in Michigan Park… caused quite a ruckus!”

via google maps

From MPD:

“At approximately 5:44 PM, we received a radio run for Sounds of Gunshots and at 727 Decatur Place, NE. Several shell casings were found in the rear alley of the residence. There were rounds that penetrated the residence. Nobody was injured. Additional shell casings were also located on the street in front of the house. We are currently investigating.”

by Prince Of Petworth April 2, 2018 at 2:25 pm 0

via google maps

Alan Henney reports around 2:15pm:

“20+ GUNSHOTS FIRED- so far, nobody found injured, 4800 blk 9th St NW at Delafield Pl NW-DC. Police have found approx. 20 shell casings, still searching for a suspect and/or any victims (none found as of yet).”

Michael reports also around 2:15pm:

“Fire at 1117 Fern St NW.  Looks like they just got it put down, it was in the right side of a duplex, that side looks like it got messed up pretty good, left side had had smoke coming through at te attic level and fire fighters when into that one and opened all the windows, big response Georgia Ave is shut down both directions between Elder and Fern.”

“Georgia Ave looking North from Elder to Fern”


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