1 person injured in DC house fire

One person was trapped in a fire that tore through a family house in D.C. on Sunday night.

The blaze started around 10:45 p.m. on Lebaum Street near 5th Street Southeast.

D.C. Fire and EMS said it found one victim in the house after the flames had been put out. The person’s condition is unknown.

The heavy blaze started on the first floor and burned through the second floor and into the attic.

The cause of the fire is unclear. A spokesman said D.C. Fire is investigating the incident.

Below is a map of where the incident occurred.

Luke Garrett

Luke Garrett is a D.C. native dedicated to journalism. He joined the WTOP newsroom in 2020 after graduating from the University of San Diego, where he studied physics and philosophy.

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