Fire at Buckhead railroad trestle reignites memories of I-85 inferno

Fire under Railroad Bridge near I-85 collapse started from garbage burn

ATLANTA — Investigators have discovered that the cause of a fire under a train trestle in Buckhead -- less than a mile from the infamous Interstate 85 bridge fire and collapse was caused by a garbage burn.

Crews extinguished the fire on Cheshire Bridge Road near Buford Highway around 8 a.m. Thursday.

While roads never closed as a result of the latest fire, there were reports of delays.

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NewsChopper2 was over the scene of the fire for live reports throughout the morning.

Channel 2's Audrey Washington was at the scene talking to people who had flashbacks of the I-85 fire and bridge collapse.

Thankfully no one was hurt and no structural damage occurred to the train tracks.

Fire in Buckhead

BREAKING: Fire at railroad tracks on Cheshire Bridge Rd. near Buford Hwy. DETAILS: http://2wsb.tv/2pbXZTg

Posted by WSB-TV on Thursday, April 13, 2017