DC apartment fire leaves 1 in critical condition

D.C. Fire and EMS remain on the scene of an apartment fire in Northwest that left one person in critical condition.

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Fire officials responded to the area of 1300 block Peabody St. for the report of a three-story apartment building fire. Officials say others were rescued from the building using portable ladders from upper floors, including a dog.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. No word on the total amount of damages. 

This is a devolving story. Stay with FOX 5 for updates. 


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