a fire broke out this morning at 1655 U Street SE. One person was taken to GW hospital for smoke inhallation, and two firefighters sustained minor burns. The exterior of the house appears to be largely intact, while both the first and second floors of the interior were badly damaged.
the vinyl windows are no longer (I swear this wasn't blogger arson)
teams strategically rushing in and out
Engine Companies 15 (Anacostia) and 16 (Garfield) came to the scene
it's a very good thing that the hydrant was working
a fireman soaks the growing pile of burnt furniture and junk in front of the house
Here's hoping that nobody is seriously hurt and that the house will be repaired soon!