DeKalb County

Firefighter injured after reports of explosion at Dunwoody home

DUNWOODY, Ga. — Emergency crews are investigating after reports of a home explosion in DeKalb County.

The situation is unfolding along Village Court in Dunwoody.

Fire crews were called out to the home around 1:15 p.m.


Dunwoody police said the explosion happened in the basement, causing the home to catch fire.

DeKalb County fire officials said that the fire in the basement caused a partial collapse into the basement, leaving one firefighter injured. Dekalb Fire would not confirm whether or not there was an actual explosion.

The firefighter’s injury is said to be minor. The homeowners were not injured.