WASHINGTON - Two D.C. police officers are being credited with pulling an elderly man and woman from a house fire in Northeast D.C.
The fire happened at a home on the 1700 block of Buchanan Street around 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
The man suffered serious injuries and the woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Both were transported to an area hospital. Both of the officers were transported for evaluation.
Fire officials say the flames were contained to the first floor.
Buchanan St fire under control. 1 civilian serious injs, 2nd civ & 2 MPD officers non life threatening injuries. All tx. Fire was 1st flr. pic.twitter.com/UAZMV8WoFC— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) August 3, 2017