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Truck Explodes at Warfield VA Trucksop

In Fire by RUNINdc

A tractor trailer caught on fire and exploded just before 3 a.m. on Monday, August 5, at the Davis Travel Center in Warfield, VA. Seven fire trucks from Alberta and Brunswick County, Virginia responded and were able to put out the fire within thirty minutes.   The flames was so intense, onlookers could not tell whether anyone was inside the …

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Massive Shaw Blaze Damages West African Eatery

In Fire, Police by RUNINdc

Last night, DC’s beloved West African restaurant, Sumah’s was badly damaged by a massive fire. On a cold, windy Wed night, the building on 1727 7th Street NW quickly engulfed in fire creating a terrifying scene for firefighters and onlookers in the busy Shaw district. The fire was started from propane tanks left by contractors doing repairs on the roof and was …