D.C. Police Search For Arson Suspect

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington, D.C. DC Fire and EMS Arson Investigators are investigating an arson incident which took place early Friday morning in Northeast D.C. This incident happened on the 800 block of Oglethorpe Street. The Arson Task Force is asking for help identifying a person of interest.

According to detectives, “At approximately 3:00 am, the suspect poured an ignitable fluid onto a property at the listed location. The suspect ignited a fire then fled the scene.”

Nearby surveillance cameras captured a person of interest. If you have any information about this incident, please take no action but call police at (202) 727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s TEXT TIP LINE at 50411. This incident remains under investigation.