4425 Wisconsin Avenue, NW

DC Fire and EMS reported: “Box Alarm 4400 block Wisconsin Ave NW. Dumpster fire extended to 2 story mixed use building.”

“Working Fire 4400 block Wisconsin Ave NW. Dumpster fire in rear extended into 1st and 2nd floors 2 story end row commercial building. Visible fire extinguished. Checking for extension. No injuries reported.”

“Update Working Fire 4400 block Wisconsin Ave NW. Fire under control with no injuries reported. Our units also extinguished 3 additional outside fires in the area. Fire investigators looking into the circumstances of all 4 incidents.”

Thanks to T for sending last night:

“7:30 PM — at least two ladder trucks and five engines (including Tenleytown, Palisades, Cleveland Park, and Chevy Chase firehouses), one block north of Tenleytown Circle.” Read More


1612 14th Street, NW

Update from DC Fire and EMS: “Update Box Alarm 1600 block 14th St NW. Fire under control with no injuries. Investigators on scene to determine cause.”

Thanks to Kim for sending around 4pm: “Smoke coming out of Pearl Dive new roof area… huge fire presence”

From AlertDC: “DC FEMS reports the 1600 block of 14th Street, NW, between Church and R Streets is closed due to fire department activity. Please use alternate routes.”

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photo by Jared Stern

Jared wrote us: “NBD, just a segway exploding at Dulles. Happened around 7:30pm. Walked by briskly as it was smoking. When I got to security, it burst into flames.”

Dulles wrote: ‘ALERT: Around 7:30p.m. smoke was observed in the main terminal caused by a police motorized segway. Passengers evacuated as a safety precaution. MWAA Fire and Rescue responded, contained the smoke and completed ventilation by 9 p.m. Operations resumed afterwards.”


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