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.
Traffic Advisory/Car Fire in the 1100 6th St NW/Street Closure in both directions on 6th St between L St & M St NW
— DC Police Traffic (@DCPoliceTraffic) June 17, 2016
This story will be updated as we know more.
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