Three dead after fire in Washington: NBC affiliate

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Posted: May 14, 2015 4:20 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three people died in a fire in northwest Washington on Thursday and homicide investigators were on site, a local television affiliate reported.

The Washington Post and NBC's local affiliate said the fire occurred in a house not far from the U.S. Naval Observatory grounds, where the vice president's residence is located.

The NBC affiliate said homicide investigators were on site for what they termed a "major crime scene."

(Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Editing by Emily Stephenson)