WASHINGTON - UPDATE (2:31 p.m.): D.C. firefighters say they extinguished the high-rise fire and "made rescues where necessary." They reported no "significant injuries."
ORIGINAL: People are trapped in an 8-story apartment tower that caught fire Sunday afternoon in Southwest D.C., firefighters say.
The fire started around 2:15 p.m. Sunday in the 300 block of M Street SW, near the Waterfront Metro station.
Firefighters on the scene say people are trapped in the tower as they battle the two-alarm blaze.
This is a developing story. Check back later for updates.