WASHINGTON, DC — The Boston Rally House in Washington DC has been closed due an “extreme weather event” which caused it to become uninhabitable.
The rally house was evacuated to an emergency shelter at 5:00 p.m. today, and the shelter has been turned over to the local fire department, the Washington Post reported.
According to a press release from the rally house’s management, the incident is believed to have occurred sometime in the early hours of January 1.
“This incident has caused us to temporarily suspend our rally house operations for the duration of the extreme weather event,” the rally manager, Alex O’Brien, said in the statement.
Rally house staff will continue to support the local community in their efforts to maintain public order and ensure safety.
“A Washington DC rally organizer told the Washington Examiner that he was unaware of the exact number of people that would be attending the rally and said the number of attendees could fluctuate.
On January 2, an extreme weather advisory issued for parts of the nation including Boston, Baltimore, and Chicago.