Puppy rescued from fire in Southeast
Nick Boykin, WUSA9, with permission
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Two people were injured in an apartment fire Wednesday evening in Southeast D.C. in the 1300 block of Congress Street.
One person has suffered serious injuries and is in critical condition at a hospital in the area, according to D.C. Fire and EMS’s Twitter account. The other injured person has been transported to the hospital, but they are expected to recover from their minor wounds.
D.C. Fire and EMS said eight people have been displaced by the fire, and that it rescued a puppy named Lilly from the dangerous flames.
Video from D.C. Fire and EMS shows flames coming from one of the top floors of the apartment building.