A Fire In DC Kills One

DC Firefighters were called out to a home in the 2200 block of Lawrence Street in Northwest around 3 this morning.

Firefighters had to rescue an elderly woman who was trapped on the second floor. She was rushed to the hospital where she later died from her injuries.

Investigators say her son was inside of the home at the time of the blaze and he made it out safely. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. The victim’s identity has also not been released. There are reports that the home may not have had a working smoke detector.

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