An elderly woman was fatally injured Tuesday night in a house
fire on North Capitol Street NW, the D.C. fire department said.
The woman died after being extricated from a row
house in the 1800 block of North Capitol, the fire department said. Vito
Maggiolo, a spokesman for the fire department, said officials thought she was
in her 90s.
The fire was confined to one floor of the
two-story house, according to the fire department.