Tuesday, December 04, 2012

fire at 1810 1st Street NW this evening; one fatality reported

From an Adams Street NW resident:

While en route to Aroi Thai this evening, I captured this fire on the 1800 blk of first street NW. 

See these tweets: 

First St btwn S & Seaton in  still closed.So very very sad to learn my neighbor has died. Not a good night in .

Two units @ 1810 - do we know, basement or upper? “: Fire at 1810 First St NW extinguished. One fatality.
Fire at 1810 First St NW extinguished. One fatality. Our prayers are with the family. 
multiple blocks completely blocked off between north cap, 2nd st nw, florida, rhode island ave. 
Tragic. thoughts & prayers… RT reporting one civilian fatality in  fire.
 reporting one civilian fatality in  fire.
See this brief NBC4 news report:

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012  |  Updated 8:06 PM EST

A body was found at the scene of a fire in northwest D.C. Tuesday evening.

A search of the first floor of a home in the 1800 block of First Street NE revealed the deceased body. The gender is unknown.

The bulk of the fire was out by 8 p.m., and crews were searching the basement. The second floor was cleared.

Stay with News4 and NBCWashington.com for updates as they become available.

1 comment:

  1. did they ever say what they think was the cause of the fire?