A massive fire at an abandoned apartment complex on 12th Street in Midtown sent smoke and flames billowing into the sky over Midtown and forced a power cut on Monday night.
The building, formerly known as the 12th Street West apartments, was part of the property acquired by Selig Development for its big mixed-use project, Midtown Exchange.
Pasta de Pulcinella, the only business still operating in the block, was evacuated, according to social media posts.
The fire consumed the entire structure and brought fire units from other areas to battle the blaze.
The Atlanta Fire Department also asked Georgia Power to shut off power for a period, leaving thousands in Midtown without electricity.
The cause of the fire is unknown.
This is a developing story, so return for updates.