Crews respond to multi-home fire, part of busy road blocked off

ATLANTA — A morning fire in northwest Atlanta has appeared to destroy one building and charred two others.

The fire started around 5:30 a.m. at Etheridge Street NW and Pelham Street NW.

Video from Triple Team Traffic’s Mark McKay shows fire crews working to put out the fire. The video also shows crews closing part of Hollowell Parkway near Joseph E. Lowery Blvd.

In the video from Triple Team Traffic, you can see a number of fire trucks arranged around the block near the three structures as crews work to keep the fire out and hotspots contained.

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department told Channel 2 Action News that no injuries or fatalities were reported at the fire. They said the fire started in one of the three impacted homes, spreading to all three abandoned structures.

An investigation into the cause of the fire is now underway, according to AFRD.

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