Firefighters rescue infant, residents from wind driven apartment fire

- Nearly a dozen residents of a Southeast D.C. apartment complex, including an infant, were rescued after a fire that was fueled by the heavy winds trapped them inside.

The fire was reported just before 7 a.m. in the 1200 block Maple View Place.

Firefighters used ladders to rescue the residents from the 3-story complex. The Red Cross was requested as an undetermined number of residents were displaced.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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