WASHINGTON DC (FOX5 and Storyful News) - Firefighters in Washington, DC, used ladders to rescue children and adults from a burning four-story building in the early hours of June 24. Footage shows firefighters carrying children down the ladders and the fire burning on the roof.
Residents of a northwest Washington, D.C. apartment building jumped from windows to escape a three-alarm fire early Saturday morning.
Heavy pockets of fire still persist top floor & attic. Rehabbing firefighters on the initial attack. pic.twitter.com/SBb9wdhbTE— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) June 24, 2017
Over 100 firefighters battled flames that engulfed the building in the 1300 block of Peabody Street NW, and the blaze left over 200 people without a place to live.
Peabody St fire under control, but we remain on scene to monitor hotspots. A 5th FF tx with minor injuries. pic.twitter.com/Jk7GmFJeZ4— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) June 24, 2017