2 firefighters injured, 8 displaced in Northwest DC rowhouse fire

See video of the fire in the 200 block of Morgan Street NW. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The fire went to two alarms. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
D.C. firefighters battled a blaze in the 200 block of Morgan Street NW in Northwest D.C. early Tuesday. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
D.C. firefighters battled a blaze in the 200 block of Morgan Street NW in D.C. early Tuesday. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The fire struck two rowhouses, leaving eight residents displaced. No one was injured. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The fire struck two rowhouses, leaving eight residents displaced. No one was injured. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
"We are rehabbing members after intensive battle," D.C. Fire and EMS said via Twitter. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
“We are rehabbing members after intensive battle,” D.C. Fire and EMS said via Twitter. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
A rehab unit provided by the Friendship Fire Association lended their support, D.C. Fire and EMS said via Twitter. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
A rehab unit provided by the Friendship Fire Association lent its support, D.C. Fire and EMS said via Twitter. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS) (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
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D.C. firefighters battled a blaze in the 200 block of Morgan Street NW in Northwest D.C. early Tuesday. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
The fire struck two rowhouses, leaving eight residents displaced. No one was injured. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
"We are rehabbing members after intensive battle," D.C. Fire and EMS said via Twitter. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)
A rehab unit provided by the Friendship Fire Association lended their support, D.C. Fire and EMS said via Twitter. (Courtesy D.C. Fire and EMS)

WASHINGTON — Two firefighters were hurt and eight residents displaced from their homes after two rowhouses in Northwest D.C. caught fire early Tuesday.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded shortly after 1 a.m. to a two-alarm fire on the 200 block of Morgan Street NW. About 100 firefighters and 20 units were called to the scene, officials said.

“When we arrived, we found a very serious fire already in progress — two homes were well-involved in the fire,” D.C. Fire’s Vito Maggiolo said. “We were able to attack the fire via the interior with an aggressive interior attack.”

The fire struck the second floor, attic and rear porches of the two rowhouses, officials said.

Firefighters were able to prevent the blaze from spreading to adjacent homes.

Maggiolo said no one civilians were injured.

Officials have not determined the cause of the fire.

Below is a map of the area of the fire.

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of the story said the fire occurred in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Northwest D.C.


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