A woman died after a house fire in Northeast Washington, officials said.
Officials with the D.C. Fire department said the fire broke out around 3 a.m. Monday in the 2200 block of Lawrence Street NE in a two-story home. Smoke alarms in the home were not functional, according to officials.
The home was engulfed in fire when firefighters arrived, and the woman was rescued from the second floor, but she later died. Another person escaped from the home.