Atlanta Fire & Rescue crews remain on the scene this afternoon, Oct. 3, battling a large blaze that broke out this morning, Oct. 3, at the Buckhead Saloon, a popular sports bar on Roswell Road.
All lanes on Roswell Road are closed at East Andrews Road, according to WSB’s traffic center. Motorists are advised to use Peachtree Road or Piedmont Road. Roswell Road lanes are expected to reopen shortly after 4 p.m.
The fire was reported at about 8 a.m. at the two-story venue at 3227 Roswell Road. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported about 50 firefighters responded to the 2-alarm fire and were able to put most of it out by 11:30 a.m. No injuries were reported.
The roof of the bar suffered heavy damage, according to reports. Investigators are trying to determine the cause.