The Georgia Theater caught fire around 0700 this morning. The Athens-Clarke County Fire Department is still working on extinguishing the flames. The Police Department is requesting that all citizens stay out of the Downtown Business District until the fire has been put out. There is a power shortage in the District and it is expected to stay out until late afternoon. Please treat all out traffic lights as four way stops. Please refer any questions or concerns to the ACC Fire Department.
Police ask citizens to keep away from Georgia Theatre fire
From the Athens-Clarke County Police: