Crews put out fire burning under Atlanta railroad bridge

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10:30 A.M. — Firefighters have put out a fire that flared up underneath a railroad bridge in Atlanta early Thursday morning. Crews remain on the scene putting out hot spots to prevent another flare up.

There is still no confirmation on the cause of the fire.


(ORIGINAL STORY)ATLANTA, Ga (CBS46) — A News 3 sister station reports a fire is burning under a train bridge in Atlanta.

A CBS46 Chopper is hovering over the fire just after 7 a.m. Fire crews are putting out hot spots on the scene, which could take some time.

Not much is known about how the fire started. The area is off Cheshire Bridge Road between Piedmont and Lenox Roads.

The fire comes two weeks after a fire under an Interstate 85 overpass led to the collapse of a section of the freeway on March 30. Reconstruction of the I-85 bridge is expected to take until at least mid-June.This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

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