One person was critically injured Saturday night in a fire in the Brookland area of Northeast Washington, authorities said.

The victim was found in a room of an apartment in the 4000 block of 8th Street NE, said Doug Buchanan, a spokesman for the D.C. Fire and EMS department.

Firefighters administered CPR and it was continued on the way to the hospital.

Buchanan said the fire was confined to the room where the victim was found. The cause of the fire was not known immediately.