Fire at historic Georgetown train station

Fire investigators are trying to determine what sparked a blaze at the historic Georgetown train station over the weekend.
 The structure, built around 1868, suffered significant damage during the fire on Saturday afternoon.  

The station’s website ( says thousands visit the historic site every year. A note on the site says the facility is now closed until further notice.

  • WHYY thanks our sponsors — become a WHYY sponsor

WHYY is your source for fact-based, in-depth journalism and information. As a nonprofit organization, we rely on financial support from readers like you. Please give today.

Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal