Fire at southwest DC high-rise building sends smoke plume into air, video shows

DC Fire and EMS have responded to a fire at 7th and D St. SW on the roof of a high-rise building under construction on Thursday morning and posted video of the smoke plume climbing into the sky.

The fire appeared to be confined to the roof of the building and to roofing materials, according to DC Fire and EMS on Twitter.

They say they have extinguished all fire and are checking for hotspots. DC Fire and EMS determined the cause to be accidental.

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One firefighter is being transported to the hospital with a minor injury.

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