Fire breaks out at GW fraternity house

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Firefighters put out a fire at a fraternity house at George Washington University Tuesday afternoon.

D.C. Fire and EMS extinguished the blaze at the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity house in the 600 block of 21st Street NW. No one was injured in the blaze.

Authorities said the call came in around 3 PM. Most occupants had moved out of the house after graduation last week. There was one person in the process of moving from the house at the time of the fire.

There was significant damage to the house. The cause appears to be accidental.

A fire occurred in our #ZBT House. All Brothers are safe and everything is under control. Thank you to #GWU University Police for your help.less than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone Favorite Retweet Reply

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