More than 200 residents displaced by fire

Posted at 4:10 PM, Jun 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-25 16:10:19-04

UPDATE: DC fire officials confirm one person was found deceased inside the complex. Cadaver dogs did not find evidence of any other victims still inside. Five firefighters were injured and taken to area hospitals yesterday however they have all been treated and released. 

More than 200 people have been displaced by a large fire at an apartment complex in northwest Washington.

Local media report that around 100 firefighters responded to the blaze early Saturday.

Firefighters used ladders to rescue some residents. Others jumped to firefighters to flee the blaze.

There were a few minor injuries reported. Electric and water service near the apartment had to be temporarily shut down.

Officials did not immediately know the cause of the fire.