Fire on 2 adjacent DC buildings leaves about 6 displaced

About six people are without a home Friday night after a large fire on two adjacent buildings in Northeast D.C.

Fire crews received a call just after 10:15 p.m. of a two-alarm fire on Florida Avenue near 11th Street. The fire began on the back porches of the two buildings. One of the structures is a three-story apartment complex, while the other is a two-story commercial building.

D.C. Fire spokesman Vito Maggiolo said firefighters extinguished all the visible fire first before putting out smaller flames.

About 100 firefighters were at the scene, preventing the fire from spreading to other buildings.

Maggiolo said both buildings suffered significant damages.

No injuries were reported.

Below is a map of where the fire occurred.

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