A fire broke out Wednesday afternoon at the Sign of the Whale bar located in Washington, D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood, fire officials said.
Firefighters responded just after 5 p.m. to the 1800 block of M Street NW for the report of a blaze. They found flames and smoke coming from the roof of the building, D.C. Fire and EMS said.
Fire officials said just after 5:30 p.m. that all visible fire had been extinguished. No injuries have been reported and the fire did not spread to adjacent buildings.
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Authorities did not immediately comment on a possible cause.
The extent of the damage inside the establishment was not immediately clear.
Sign of the Whale is located in a popular commercial area, with several businesses and restaurants nearby.
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