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17 APD motorcycles damaged in fire

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Seventeen motorcycles were damaged in a fire at the Atlanta Police Academy on Tuesday evening.

The fire happened on the 100 block of Southside Industrial Parkway, which is where the APD motorcycles are stored.

According to Atlanta Police, the fire happened after one officer cranked his bike and sparks flew from the bikes exhaust pipe. Officials say the fire was like a "chain reaction" and other bikes began to catch on fire.

No injuries were reported.

Insurance adjusters will assess the damage on Wednesday afternoon.


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