Two back-to-back D.C. fires displace around 65 residents


Image courtesy of D.C. Fire and EMS.

WASHINGTON (WDVM) — D.C. Fire and EMS responded to two back-to-back fires on Mt. Olivet Rd. NE and G St. SE. According to a tweet, these fires displaced around 65 residents.

The fire on Mt. Olivet Rd. happened first. One firefighter was injured while responding, but D.C Fire and EMS say the injury was non-life-threatening.

D.C. Fire and EMS then responded to the G St. fire, where people were trapped inside. Two adults were transported, one with serious injuries and one with minor injuries. One firefighter was also transported with non-life-threatening injuries.

Volunteers from the Friendship Fire Association also responded to the G St. fire.

The Office of Community Relations and Service and the Red Cross are currently helping the victims.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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