Scooter chargers start fire in K Street Basement

DC Fire and Rescue responded this morning to a report of fire in the basement of an office building in the 1900 block of K St. NW.

After the smoke cleared, firefighters said that charging devices for electric scooters were to blame.

No injuries were reported and the fire was quickly extinguished but firefighters said they were “still dealing with considerable smoke conditions and working to ventilate same.”