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by Prince Of Petworth January 10, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0


1400 block of Rhode Island Ave, NW around 5pm Tuesday. Photo by Joe Flood.

DCFD reported:

“Cause of today’s fire in the 1400 block of R.I. Ave NW was improperly discarded smoking materials. Fortunately we confined the flames to the balcony. #DCsBravest urge you to use caution with any smoking materials, and NEVER smoke in bed.”

by Prince Of Petworth January 8, 2018 at 10:55 am 0


12th and N St, NW photo by Nicole

Thanks to David and Nicole for sending about 12th and N St, NW.


Photo by David 1am Saturday

3600 block Park Place, NW DCFD reported “We have requested @RedCrossNCR to Park Place NW Fire for 4 adults & 1 child displaced. Cause of fire remains under investigation.”:

And James Creek Marina Sunday night:

by Prince Of Petworth January 1, 2018 at 2:00 pm 0


Photo by JK

From MPD:

“The D.C. Fire Department is currently working to extinguish a house fire in the 4500 block of 5th Street, NW.

The 4500 block of 5th Street, NW, and the 500 block of Allison Street, NW, will be temporarily closed to traffic while

this emergency situation is dealt with. It is currently unknown if there are any occupants inside of the home when it caught fire. Preliminary information indicates that fireworks may have ignited the house fire.

DCFD reported just after midnight:

“Working Fire 4500 block 5th St NW. heavy fire all floors in rear of row house.

5th St 2nd Alarm under control. #DCsBravest prevented spread of fire to adjacent, attached house. We removed wheelchair bound individual from adjacent house uninjured. Investigators on scene to determine cause.

Early image from the 2 Alarm fire we battled on 5th Street NW shortly after 2018 was rung in. This and another serious blaze 2 hours later led to a night of Fire and Ice for #DCsBravest.”


Photo by DC Fire and EMS

by Prince Of Petworth December 30, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0


5th and Shepard Street, NW. Photo by Jim

Jim reports:

“There was a fire early this morning on the top floor of the Bless 7 to 10 Market at the corner of 5th and Shepherd Street in Petworth. DC Fire responded quickly and put out the flames.”

DCFD reported around 7:45am:

“Investigators on scene working to determine cause of Shepard St Fire.

Update 5th & Shepard St NW. Had fire 2nd floor 2 story corner structure with store 1st floor and residential above. Fire under control. No injuries. Request @RedCrossNCR for 5 displaced citizens.

Today’s fire on Shepherd St was accidental and caused by unattended candle. (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm 0


2418 18th Street, NW. Photo by David

David sends just after 12:30am:

“Three ladders up and hosing down this fire in Adams Morgan at #1 Juicy Cajun Seafood.”

Thanks to Pauline and Joel for sending photos from Saturday morning: (more…)

by Prince Of Petworth December 16, 2017 at 5:04 pm 0

Getting lots of messages:

“Looks like a big fire by Trinity Washington University area. Any word?”

“Something on fire near North Capitol and Michigan.”

Updates when more is known.

Update: Looks like a row house fire:

by Prince Of Petworth December 15, 2017 at 3:15 pm 0


1214 Wisconsin Ave, NW

Thanks to James for sending: “Looks like Goorin Brother’s hats building had quite the fire last night.”

by Prince Of Petworth October 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0


Georgia/7th and Florida Ave, NW

Thanks to Sabrina for sending at 2:23pm. DCFD reported:

“Box Alarm 600 Blk Florida Ave NW. Fire in restaurant ductwork. Fire contained. No injs.”

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