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Southeast Apartment Fire Displaces Residents

By DC FIRE AND EMS, Correspondent | June 17, 2021 | DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Story No. 062421108

WASHINGTON, DC - There were no injuries, but three people were displaced as a result of an apartment fire in southeast DC on Thursday afternoon, June 17th. A Box Alarm was dispatched at 12:49 P.M. for smoke coming from the second floor at 912 Barnaby Street SE. A working fire dispatch was requested upon the report of fire showing from the second floor of an occupied three-story apartment building, with the corrected address of 914 Barnaby. Firefighters gained entry and were able to extinguish the blaze before it could spread beyond the apartment of origin. Fire investigators are working to determine the cause.

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