DC house fire displaces 4, sends 1 to hospital

Four people have been displaced from their Northwest D.C. home Friday morning after a fire took over the first floor of a row house and trapped three on the back porch, D.C. Fire and EMS said.

One person was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The cause of the fire, which occurred in the 1700 block of North Capitol Street around 8 a.m., is unknown and under investigation.

The Red Cross and community relations office of D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will assist the displaced residents.

Below is a map of where the fire broke out.

Glynis Kazanjian

Glynis Kazanjian has been a freelance writer covering Maryland politics and government on the local, state and federal for the last 11 years. Her work is published in Maryland Matters, the Baltimore Post Examiner, Bethesda Beat and Md. Reporter. She has also worked as a true crime researcher.

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