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Seven Displaced After Washington, D.C., House Fire

Firefeighters at the scene of a fire
Photo courtesy of D.C. Fire & EMS.

According to a report from WUSA9, seven people were forced out of their homes after a fire engulfed early Monday morning.

D.C. Fire & EMS responded to the 2100 block of Half Moon Place in northeast Washington, D.C., at a round 1:30 a.m. On arrival, crews saw smoke coming from the two-and-a-half story house at the end of a row. 

As seen in the video below, the fire involved the entire exterior of the home. The fire also extended inside the home and involved the house next door. Crews eventually brought the fire under control.

DC Fire & EMS

Crews had knocked down the fire at approximately 2 a.m. as it continued to work on hot spots. Investigators were on scene about a half hour later to determine the cause of the fire. There were no injuries reported.

DC Fire & EMS

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