M Street in Georgetown reopens after fire

WASHINGTON — A fire in the basement of the Steve Madden shoe store in Georgetown forced the evacuation of nearby businesses and closed M Street Thursday.

D.C. Fire spokesman Oscar Menedez said firefighters received the call around 10:15 a.m. for the fire in the 3100 block of M Street.

The fire was out by 11:20 a.m.

M Street was shut down between 30th Street NW and Wisconsin Avenue NW. It reopened shortly before 1:30 p.m.

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