Atlanta fire: Section of highway collapses after blaze


A huge fire broke out on an elevated highway in the US city of Atlanta on Thursday evening, causing a large section of it to collapse.

Flames leapt several storeys high above the Interstate 85 highway before the collapse at 19:30 local time (23:30 GMT), reports said.

Residents said they thought the sun had set early or a storm had arrived because of the thick black smoke. Continue reading.