Massive Fire Causes Part Of Atlanta Interstate To Collapse

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ATLANTA (CBSMiami) – Part of a major Atlanta interstate collapsed after a large fire burned under the overpass Thursday.

No one was hurt, but the fire raged for about 45 minutes after the collapse.

Atlanta, GA – *Major Emergency* Heavy Fire showing under Interstate 85 in Buckhead. 2nd alarm requested. Atlanta Fire on scene. #chiefmiller

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The Atlanta Police Department said the fire was caused by piles of electrical wiring burning under the overpass.

Traffic was stopped in the area and backed up for miles.

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