Rowhouse Fire Damages Homes in Northwest Washington

An early Sunday morning rowhouse fire drove many people from their homes in northwest Washington.

Officials said the fire started in the lower level in a rowhouse at 14th and Meridian in the Columbia Heights area. The fire and smoke from the two-alarm blaze then moved to some of the adjacent homes.

Residents were able to evacuate, and no one was injured.

Fire investigators didn’t have a cause of the fire yet. There has been no word on the amount of damage to the homes.

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