Fire breaks out at Watergate complex


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.

{mosads}The department said no injuries had been reported.

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.

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