Fire breaks out at Ecuadorian Embassy, 2 firefighters injured
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A fire broke out at the Ecuadorian Embassy on Tuesday night, according to DC Fire & EMS. Officials also say that two firefighters were injured and transferred to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
According to officials, the firefighters arrived at the intersection of 15th and Euclid Streets just after 11pm on Tuesday. When they arrived, the fire was showing from the roof of the four story building. The fire was upgraded to a Two Alarm fire shortly after. With the help of more than 20 units and over 100 firefighters, the fire was eventually brought under control early Wednesday morning.
There were no civilian injuries, officials say, but two firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries. They were taken to the hospital.