Firefighters: 4-alarm Blaze at Tyler Perry Studios

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Atlanta, GA (AP) - Atlanta fire officials say they are fighting a 4-alarm blaze at Tyler Perry Studios that has damaged a building on the complex.

Atlanta Fire Department spokesman Capt. Jolyon Bundrige says the fire happened before 9 p.m. Tuesday and there have been no immediate reports of injuries.

He says the cause of the fire was not immediately known.

The studio's website says it includes a 200,000-square-foot studio, five sound stages and a 400-seat theater in southwest Atlanta.

In March, pop star Cee Lo performed for donors at a fundraiser for President Barack Obama at the studios.


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  • by Just saying on May 9, 2012 at 09:34 AM
    For all of the Tyler Perry haters out there. I have enjoyed all of his movies and plays. The ones that Do you act like some of his characters in his movies? By your ignorance I say you do. Watch them they may help you shape up your life. Think before you comment on these post let the love of Christ shine through. Thats whats wrong with the world today Negativity and downing people instead of lifting them up especially when they are in need of prayer.
  • by Bolillo Location: Wakulla on May 2, 2012 at 04:13 AM
    Another example of what can happen when you put your insurance policy and your bank note in the same desk drawer.
  • by Kay on May 2, 2012 at 12:16 AM
    To DD: You are truly an ignorant hater. Tyler Perry's movies aren't horrible--they are fantastic!
  • by Praying for stupid people on May 1, 2012 at 09:38 PM
    I mean really... If you can't say anything nice why post anything here at all!! Stupidity gets you nowhere in life:) I am praying for you and Tyler Perry.
  • by Hanah Location: Quincy on May 1, 2012 at 09:00 PM
    To DD thats sad foryu to say something like at for anybody thats in a lost. For Tyer thats just another blessing on the way for him. Thats what wrong with the world now alway putting someone else down. May GOD continue to BLESS you with your negative thoughts.
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      by Friend of DD on May 2, 2012 at 05:07 AM in reply to Hanah
      One Word IGNORANCE followed by JEALOUSY followed by LONELY followed by UN-LOVED followed by SELF-PITTY followed by WHITE TRASH followed by BAD CHILDHOOD should i continue to follow by??????????? Oh one more word PRAY!!!!!!
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        by Anonymous on May 2, 2012 at 08:51 AM in reply to Friend of DD
        Yeah, you write pretty much like one would expect from a friend of DD. Now, what in the hell were you trying to say?
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      by Aequilibrium in omnibus on May 2, 2012 at 05:23 AM in reply to Hanah
      Spike Lee hates Tyler Perry's movies and is a very vocal critic of Perry's oeuvre, but I guess that's okay.
  • by DD on May 1, 2012 at 08:15 PM
    Good...maybe this will delay his terrible movies for a while.
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      by sweetpea on May 2, 2012 at 04:33 AM in reply to DD
      How do you know his movies are terrible; must not have been too terible for you to come to that conclusion--notice you said "movies."
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      by Chrissi on May 2, 2012 at 05:47 AM in reply to DD
      If his movies were so terrible, they wouldn't have done great at the box office. He must be doing something right! I love his movies. Always funny and always a lesson to learn!
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