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Watergate: Historic DC building catches on fire

Posted at 12:49 PM, Jan 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-11 14:49:29-05

The Watergate complex, the site of the 1972 robbery that kicked off a historical presidential cover-up, caught on fire Wednesday afternoon.

Video on social media shows at least apartment complex in the building engulfed in flames. The fire was quickly extinguished, according to reports on social media.

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