Washington, DC

“Bar-b-q carbecue”

Jerold reports at 1:22pm: “The Carolina Chopped BBQ food truck was being dealt with by fire department personnel on NY Avenue NE near Ivy City a few minutes ago.”

AlertDC reported:

“DDOT reports the inbound left travel lane in the 1300 block of New York Avenue NE is blocked due to a food truck fire. Traffic gets by on the right. Please use caution in the area.”


Photo by DoH

DoH reports: “there’s a fire on the 1500 block of Vermont NW. Was mainly in the yellow row house but they are going into the white one to check it”

From DCFD: “Box Alarm 1500 block Vermont Ave NW. Smoke showing top floor 3 story row dwelling.”

From AlertDC:

“MPD is reporting the following road closures in addition to the 1500 block of Vermont Street NW: 1200 block P Street NW, Logan Circle & P Street NW, and the 1200 Block of Rhode Island Avenue NW. Please continue to avoid the area.”


Photo by Tom Healy

Thanks to all who messaged. DC Fire & EMS last reported around 11:15:

“Update 2nd Alarm 1500 block Church St NW. #DCsBravest have fire under control. Quick action prevented fire spread to attached buildings on both sides. No injuries reported. Requesting @RedCrossNCR for anticipated displacements. Investigators on scene to determine cause.” Read More


via google maps

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


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