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Fire Officials: 'Extreme hoarding conditions' make putting out DC house fire difficult

Fire Officials: "Extreme hoarding conditions" make putting out DC house fire difficult. (ABC7)

D.C. firefighters had a difficult afternoon Monday battling a raging house fire on V Street, SE and officials say an "extreme hoarding condition" was to blame for the hindrance.

"Extreme hoarding conditions made access & firefighting difficult," D.C. Fire stated in a Tweet.

Fortunately, there were no injuries sustained during the fire and a resident in the home was able to escape safely, officials reported.

Authorities have not released the cause of the fire at this time.

This is a developing story and will be updated as details become available.

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