A fire broke out at Tyler Perry’s Atlanta studio and there have been no reported injuries in the three-alarm fire. Tyler Perry was allegedly on the property assessing the damage. It is not known where and when the fire started.
According to MyFoxAtlanta,
Fire crews were battling a four-alarm blaze at Tyler Perry Studios in southwest Atlanta on Tuesday night.
Twenty unitsand 96 firefighters were on the scene to contain the blaze, fire officials said.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known, according to Atlanta Fire Department officials.
There were no reports of injuries, according to Atlanta Fire Department Capt. J.L. Bundrige.
According to the studio website, the spawling 200,000 square feet facility features five sound stages, a post-production facility, a back lot, a 400-seat theater, a private screening room and designated areas for entertaining and hosting events. It was moved to its current location in 2008.
It was not immediately known which area the fire was located. Fire officials said there was partial collapse to the front area of one building.
Fire trucks circled what appeared to be the Ruby Dee-Ossie Davis studio, the Cicely Tyson studio and the Sidney Poitier studio.
Perry himself was reportedly on the scene surveying the damage. He had not made an official statement as of late Tuesday.
Several eyewitnesses said they could see the fire from afar. Some said that they thought it was a part of a film production until they saw the fire trucks move in.
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