A fire broke out on the 13th floor of the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C., according to WJLA.
The Washington, D.C., Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department said just after 2 p.m. that crews had extinguished the fire and were trying to eliminate smoke from several floors in the complex.
The department said no injuries had been reported.
Watergate fire extinguished. We are hard at work removing smoke from several floors. Searches are negative. Building evacuated. pic.twitter.com/RARQA7YSFX— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) January 11, 2017
The Watergate complex is synonymous with the 1970's scandal, in which aides to then-President Richard Nixon broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee, ultimately leading to Nixon's resignation.