2-alarm fire breaks out in Southwest DC apartment complex

A two-alarm fire broke out on the fifth floor of a large apartment complex in Southwest D.C. Tuesday evening.

More than 75 firefighters were called to the fire on N Street near O Street just before 7 p.m. They were able to put the fire under control within an hour.

No injuries were reported.

It is unclear what the extent of the damage is in the building.

Below is a map of where the fire occurred.

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