LITHONIA Ga. -- A large fire is burning at a building on Lithonia Industrial Blvd.

The building is registered to Nedco, Inc. The electrical company makes folding machines, according to their website.

Firefighters were met with heavy flames and intense smoke when they arrived. The building is believed a to be a total loss.

Photos | Business fire burns in Lithonia

Captain Eric Jackson with the DeKalb Fire Department said no one was inside the business when firefighters arrived.

Jackson said the building has total roof collapse. "We have roof collapse throughout the entire building. It's the interesting. The roof collapsed in stages," he said.

Lithonia Industrial Blvd. south of Covington Highway and I-20 is shut down while firefighters continue to battle the blaze.

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