Five people were displaced from their homes when a row house caught fire in Northwest D.C. Monday afternoon.
The D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Service said the fire started around 2 p.m. in the house on the 1700 block of U Street Northwest, near Florida Avenue. No injuries were reported, the spread of the fire to the attached houses next to it was minimal, and the fire was under control at about 3 p.m., the fire department said.
Five people have been displaced, though, the fire department said. The cause is under investigation.