Guests allowed back in DC hotel after basement fire

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – D.C. Fire and EMS reported a fire in the basement of the Capital Hilton Hotel in Northwest, D.C. Guests were eventually allowed back in to the establishment after the fire was brought under control.

According to fire officials, firefighters responded to a fire in the laundry room basement of the hotel at 1001 16th Street, Northwest on Tuesday morning. Sprinklers were activated. There were smoke conditions in the basement, so the guests of the hotel were evacuated. Once the fire was brought under control, officials say that the guests were allowed back into the hotel. No injuries were reported.

The incident is still under investigation and there is no word on what caused the fire to start.

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