“Motorists need to drive carefully, slow down and pay attention to traffic signals and also officers directing traffic,” the police department said in a statement.
The agency will continue to monitor traffic and move officers to impacted intersections to keep traffic moving.
The plan is fluid as police discover what routes drivers are taking.
Carmen Dixon, 21 of Riverdale, said she was heading home from work in North Druid Hills. She said she could feel the heat as she passed the flames, which you hear her scream about at the end of the footage.