UPDATE: Sept. 12, 2021, 6:20 p.m. — DeKalb Fire and EMS confirmed one person was transported for medical attention with minor injuries.
Officials received a report from the apartment leasing manager earlier in the morning regarding a gas smell, but the cause of the collapse is still under investigation. Atlanta gas arrived on the scene and turned gas to the building off, alongside Georgia Power who also appeared on scene.
Fire and EMS Deputy Chief, Melvin Carter said upon arriving at the scene the front side of the building had “basically been blown off.”
ATLANTA, Ga. (WRBL) — At 1:24 p.m., Dunwoody Police received multiple calls regarding an explosion at the Arrive Apartments.
The alleged explosion led to a building collapse in Dunwoody on Asbury Square off of Perimeter Center N.
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Surrounding roadways are closed and traffic is advised to leave roadways clear for emergency vehicles.
Dunwoody Police arrived on the scene with Dekalb Co. and Sandy Springs Fire Department.
At 1:24pm, we received calls regarding an explosion at the Arrive Apartments. We are on scene with the Dekalb Co. and Sandy Springs Fire Dept. This is a very active scene and the cause of the explosion is under investigation. @DCFRpubaffairs will put out more when known.— Dunwoody Police (@DunwoodyPolice) September 12, 2021