Goergia atlanta dekalb county dunwoody apartment explosion, arrive perimeter ga

Apartment building collapses in Atlanta following explosion.

An explosion rocked a three-story apartment complex in suburban Atlanta, Georgia, causing the structure to collapse and injuring at least one person.

According to Dunwoody's Deputy Fire Chief Melvin Carter, there was no known cause for Sunday's explosion, but a resident had called Atlanta Gas about an unpleasant smell just before the incident.

Goergia atlanta dekalb county dunwoody apartment explosion, arrive perimeter ga
As a result of the explosion, an apartment building has been damaged.

An injured person was transferred to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

Officials are currently shoring up the rest of the structure so that rescuers may continue searching for anyone who could be trapped within, Carter added. According to him, two people have been reported missing.

It appears that a portion of the building has collapsed.

Before 1.30pm, Dunwoody Police got a complaint of an explosion at the Arrive Apartments.

It appears that a portion of the building has collapsed.

Authorities said it was a "very busy scene" that was being investigated.

When Eboni Thornton was outside the building in a moving truck, she felt like something had fallen on top of the car, she told WSB-TV. According to her, the entire truck shook. In the truck she noticed something that astonished her.

After an explosion in an apartment, emergency personnel are called in.
After an explosion in an apartment, emergency personnel are called in.

I could hear a woman screaming her head off as she screamed at the top of her lungs," Thornton added.

There were people limping and bleeding from the rubble, according to Thornton.

To discover what caused the explosion, police are working with fire authorities. Complex inhabitants who were not affected by the blast were asked to stay in their apartments.

In the north of Atlanta, Dunwoody is a suburb.

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