D.C. House Explodes; Fire Spreads to Others

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Officials are on the scene of a house fire in DC.

According to officials on Twitter, the two-alarm fire happened at a home located in the 1600 block of Isherwood Street, N.E. Officials say the "rear of the building has collapsed" and the conditions are "extremely dangerous."

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The fire was originally reported as a 'house explosion', officials said.

Crews are battling in 'defensive mode', which means they are currently pouring water on it from outside the house.