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Child, adult male in critical condition after 2-alarm fire in Northwest home, officials say

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Washington, D.C. fire officials are working to extinguish a fire in Northwest, D.C.

According to D.C. fire, a child and an adult male were removed from the home and are in critical condition. They are being transported for treatment. 

D.C. Fire and EMS said the fire is in the 700 block of Kennedy St., Northwest in a two-story row house.

This is an active situation. This story will be updated as more information becomes available. 

RELATED: 10 displaced after apartment fire in Northwest DC

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On Friday, ten people are displaced after a fire tore through an apartment building in Northwest, D.C. early that morning.

D.C. Fire and EMS responded to the 1200 block of Randolph Street, Northwest around 4 a.m. for a fire in the first floor apartment of a three-story building.

Six adults and four children were rescued from the building when the smoke spread to the second and third floors.

One resident and one firefighter were treated for minor injuries. Red Cross assisted the 10 residents who were displaced.

Fire officials said a smoke detector was present and operational.

RELATED: 8 displaced after Woodbridge townhouse fire

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