EAST POINT, Ga. — Officials at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport confirmed that the fire w not on airport property and flights are not being affected.
Video showed flames and black smoke at the facility on West Point Ave.
#BREAKING A large structure fire in College Park on the @wsbradio Jam Cam. This is West Point Ave near Riverdale Rd. @wsbtv #ATLtraffic pic.twitter.com/YVzLCMpGFH— Mike Shields WSB (@MikeShieldsWSB) July 17, 2020
The company is called Alchemix. Officials at the plant said they believe that everyone got out of the building. It’s unclear if anyone was injured.
Officials at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport confirmed that the fire was not on airport property and flights were not affected.
Atlanta Fire and College Park fire responded to the fully-involved blaze.
There is currently a fire in College Park off airport property. At this time there is no impact to airport operations.— Atlanta Airport (@ATLairport) July 17, 2020
Channel 2′s Tom Jones was at the scene as the fire burned.
I’m on the scene of a large warehouse fire in College Park. Firefighters say everyone got out safely. This is near the airport. Working to find out if this is impacting air travel. @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/6sxOizPoIl— Tom Jones (@TomJonesWSBTV) July 17, 2020
The fire was so large that smoke showed up on Severe Weather Team 2 radar.
Smoke from the fire near College Park and the airport is showing up on radar now. I just showed this live on Channel 2. pic.twitter.com/AvmYKMoh3R— Brad Nitz (@BradNitzWSB) July 17, 2020
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