Firefighters are responding to multiple storm-related calls.
Photo: Gwinnett County Fire Department
Photo: Gwinnett County Fire Department

Afternoon storms cause fires at apartments, home in Gwinnett

Gwinnett County firefighters are responding to fires at a house and an apartment complex that are believed to have been caused by afternoon storms.

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One fire was reported at Chelsea 88 Apartments on Herrington Road in Duluth. The most damage occurred in the attic of a three-story apartment building, Channel 2 Action News reported. People from seven different apartment units may be displaced.

The other fire was reported at a home in the 5900 block of Morgan Road in Doraville. 

Both fires are reported to have flames coming from roofs. No downed trees or wires had been reported as of 4:36 p.m.

Rain slammed Gwinnett County on Tuesday afternoon, with two inches falling in Buford and one inch falling in Lawrenceville before 5 p.m.

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