Explosion Damages Strip Mall in Stone Mountain, Ga.

February 26, 2008

In Georgia, DeKalb County authorities are investigating the cause of an explosion and fire at a strip mall in Stone Mountain early Monday.

No injuries were reported in the fire that began with an explosion in a building on Memorial Drive about 1:30 a.m.

Fire officials say as many as four businesses sustained major damage.

The businesses were all attached in the shopping center, and the blaze spread quickly. Firefighters had it contained by 2:20 a.m.

Fire Department spokesman Captain Eric Jackson said people who were in a restaurant at the time managed to escape.

Information from: WXIA-TV, http://www.11alive.com/

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