7 displaced after fire destroys DC apartment building

Authorities say seven people have been displaced and two were transported after fire broke out at a D.C. apartment overnight.

The fire was reported just before 1 a.m. Tuesday in the 4800 block of 3rd Street in the northwest.

Officials say a cat was killed in the blaze and another is still missing. A dog was also displaced along with the residents.

The transported residents suffered non-life threatening injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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