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Car Fire Shuts Down Street Near Convention Center

by Tim Regan — June 17, 2016 at 8:40 am 0

Car fire near 6th and L, photo courtesy of Mark Bjorge

Authorities have closed roads near the Walter E. Washington Convention Center to fight a car fire.

The fire broke out on the 1100 block of 6th St. NW around 8:20 a.m. this morning, D.C. Fire and EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez said.

One person escaped the car safely and is being evaluated on the scene, Mendez added.

This story will be updated as we know more.

Photo courtesy of Mark Bjorge

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