WASHINGTON - D.C. firefighters say arson is to blame for a house fire in southeast D.C. overnight.
The fire broke out around 2 a.m. in the 3900 block of Wheeler Road.
Someone used an accelerant to set the house on fire, according to fire officials.
We conducted outside attack on original home. House to right suffered radiant heat damage. Fire in attic attached house on left. pic.twitter.com/pk23yZzvej— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) July 9, 2017
No residents were hurt. but one firefighter was injured battling the blaze. The fire damaged two other homes next door.
Wheeler Rd update: well involved 2 story house on arrival with extension to 2 adjacent homes. Heavy fire knocked down. No injuries reported pic.twitter.com/Td62vrM8Hq— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) July 9, 2017
So far no one is in custody.The investigation is continuing.