Multiple Rescues at Washington, D.C. Apartment Fire

D.C. firefighters rescued several people during an apartment fire in Northwest.
A firefighter rescue one of several occupants during a fire in a Washington, D.C. apartment on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. (WUSA9, YouTube)

People trapped in Northwest apartment fire

Nick Boykin, WUSA9 with permission

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – Firefighters heroically rescued multiple people Wednesday evening trapped in a D.C. apartment building by a fire, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.

The apartment building fire is in the 1400 block V Street, Northwest.

D.C. Fire and EMS shared a video on Twitter of its firefighters using multiple ladders to reach people trapped on the upper floors of the apartment building.

One woman suffered serious injuries that are non-life threatening. Three kids and one other adult were injured but did not need to be transported to a hospital for evaluation, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.

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