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Fire breaks out at iconic Watergate complex in Washington

by: Shelby Lin Erdman, Cox Media Group National Content Desk Updated:

No one was injured in a fire in a vacant apartment at the iconic Watergate complex in Washington, D.C.
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WASHINGTON - Firefighters worked to extinguish a fire at the iconic Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.

The fire started in a vacant apartment on the 13th floor.

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Emergency workers were able to get it under control quickly, D.C. fire officials said.

 

 

No one was injured, but smoky conditions remained on several floors.