Raging fire causes major damage at Buckhead mansion

Firefighters struggled to put out a fire at a Buckhead mansion overnight.

More than a dozen firefighters were called to the home on Blackland Road around 11 p.m.

Smoke and flames were seen coming from the second story of the home. 

Firefighters said the people inside escaped after homeowners tried and couldn't put out the fire.

Firefighters had to bring in extra resources.

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"It's a large home, it's a cold night. So, we have resources out here to number one to make sure that the fire was extinguished safety,” said Atlanta Fire Sgt. Cortez Stafford. 

Firefighters said the house had major damage.


Crews helped rescue a cat from inside.

No one was injured. 

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