Jeep catches fire in downtown DC (Photos)

WASHINGTON — A Jeep caught fire and became engulfed in flames in downtown D.C. on Tuesday afternoon.

Photos and a video shared with WTOP show a Jeep covered in flames and thick smoke near the corner of 18th and M Streets in Northwest D.C.

D.C. Fire and EMS told WTOP that crews were called to the scene about 12:30 p.m. No one was injured in the blaze.

It’s unclear what caused the fire.

There was considerable damage to the vehicle.

A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A Jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven) (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
Photos and a video shared with WTOP show a jeep covered in flames and thick smoke near the corner of 18th and M Streets in Northwest D.C. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A Jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven) (Suzanne Raven)
A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
D.C. Fire and EMS said no one was injured in the blaze. It’s unclear what caused the fire. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven) (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
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A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)
A jeep caught fire in downtown D.C. Tuesday afternoon. (Courtesy Suzanne Raven)

WTOP’s Carlos Prieto contributed to this report.


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