Crews respond to motel fire near Atlanta airport
COLLEGE PARK, Georgia. – A strong presence of firefighters was observed Thursday evening around a motel near the Atlanta airport.
The College Park Fire Department said at around 7 p.m., firefighters responded to a motel located in the 4900 block of the Old National Highway, off the Interstate 85-285 corridor near Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. from Atlanta.
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Video from the scene shows fire trucks and other emergency vehicles surrounding the two-story motel.
Firefighters did not say what started the blaze or the extent of damage to the structure.
Several people have been displaced as a result of the blaze, officials said.
No injuries were reported.
While the motel is located about a mile and a half west of the airport’s fifth runway, the FAA has not reported any delays due to the smoke.
Traffic in the immediate vicinity was slow.
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