Man Dead, Boy Critically Hurt After NW DC Fire

A man has died, and a boy is in critical condition after a fire in a Northwest D.C. home Sunday morning.

The fire happened about 9:40 a.m. at a two-story rowhouse at the 700 block of Kennedy Street NW, D.C. Fire & EMS said. 

Firefighters rescued a man and a boy from the house and they both were taken to a hospital with critical injuries. The man died a short time later at the hospital, officials said.

Medics also took a woman to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Two D.C. police officers who were among the first to get to the scene also went to the hospital for evaluation, fire officials said.

Five people were displaced and the Red Cross is helping those residents.

D.C. Fire & EMS said more than 20 units and 100 personnel responded to the fire.

Officials have not given a cause at this time.

Stay with News4 for updates on this developing story.

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