Video shows an apartment being devastated in Georgia, with injuries and individuals trapped inside.

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Video shows an apartment being devastated in Georgia, with injuries and individuals trapped inside.

EMERGENCY RESCUES have been dispatched to a Georgia apartment complex where an explosion occurred.

A major apartment complex has been thrown into rubble, according to footage uploaded on social media, following a suspected explosion. Around 1.30 p.m. local time, police and firefighters were dispatched to the Arrive Permiter Apartment in Atlanta, Georgia.

According to Channel 2 Action News, when police arrived, they were faced with intense gas odors.

According to the TV channel, the massive blast blew apart an apartment complex and injured nearby structures.

Dunwoody police said in a tweet that they’re working with DeKalb County Fire Rescue and the Sandy Springs Fire Department to figure out what happened.

“Officers are on location currently with members of the Dekalb County and Sandy Springs Fire Department attempting to assess the situation and treat those injured,” they wrote on Facebook. Please stay away from this location.

“There is a lot going on here, and the reason of the explosion is being investigated.”

“At 1:24 pm, we got calls alleging an explosion at the Arrive Apartments,” they stated on Twitter.

“We’re on the scene with the Dekalb County Fire Department and the Sandy Springs Fire Department.

“There is a lot going on here, and the reason of the explosion is being investigated.”

Check on anyone you know who lives in the Arrive Perimeter apartments. Several people are trapped inside the building after a gas pipe blew up near the entryway. twitter.com/UFja2G2Hiw

The extent of the damage or injuries is unknown.

However, authorities described the explosion as “huge” and acknowledged that there were at least some burn victims.

One person is said to have suffered “serious burns.”

Residents were evacuated by police, but several were stuck inside a building.

“If y’all know anyone who lives in Arrive Perimeter apartments, check on them,” one person said on Twitter.

“Do you reside in the Arrive perimeter?” wrote another local witness. That s*** shook my entire apartment, and I’m next door.”

Residents of the apartment complex who were not injured by the explosion were asked to stay in their homes, and police claimed that entrances and exits were “closed off while the fire department worked.”

“Please be patient and understand that there is now a large incident scene,” police tweeted.

The Red Cross has been notified of the incident, according to police.

Eboni Thornton, a witness, told WSB-TV that she heard a loud explosion before seeing the leasing office. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”

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