Woman, Child Rescued from Burning Apartment in NW DC

A woman and a child were rescued from a burning apartment building in northwest Washington early Saturday morning.

The D.C. Fire and EMS Department said the fire broke out around 7 a.m. in the 3100 block of Sherman Avenue, NW. Crews on the scene were able to safely remove a woman and child from a second floor apartment.

One firefighter suffered a shoulder injury during the incident. The woman and child were taken to the hospital, but there is no word on their conditions.

Investigators will be working to determine a cause of the fire.

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