Columbia Heights Restaurant Catches Fire

by Tim Regan October 23, 2016 at 9:45 am 0

A Columbia Heights eatery known for pupusas and Mexican food caught fire early this morning, according to D.C. Fire and EMS.

Flames broke out inside El Rinconcito Cafe, located on the basement level of a building at 1326 Park Road NW, around 3 a.m. this morning.

One firefighter suffered “relatively minor injuries” while fighting the blaze, D.C. Fire and EMS said. That firefighter was taken to the hospital.

Investigators believe the cause of the fire was electrical in nature.

Photo via Twitter / D.C. Fire and EMS



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