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
#BloomingdaleDC still closed.So very very sad to learn my neighbor has died. Not a good night in #ward5.
See this brief NBC4 news report:
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.