Inspectors failed to act before 9-year-old and man died in DC house fire

Still no clear explanation tonight for the city inspection failure that left a 9-year-old boy and another man to die in a fire. This happened in a Northwest DC rowhouse. The DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has suspended four workers as it tries to figure out why even a police officer's complaint failed to get an urgent response.
Published: 6:45 PM EDT August 28, 2019
Updated: 6:43 PM EDT August 28, 2019