ATLANTA -- The Loews Hotel building and the PWC Building in Midtown Atlanta were evacuated after a fully involved fire on the 6th floor ofa parking garage Thursday afternoon.
Janet Ward with the Atlanta Fire Department says the fire was intwo cars on the 6th floor of the parking garage. She says smoke from the fire had gone into the hotel, prompting the evacuation as a precaution.
After the fire was put out, Atlanta Fire crews went through the hotel checking carbon monoxide levels before guests were allowed back into the hotel.
According to Ward, smoke filled the garage to such a point that firefighters had to feel their way around to find the cars that were on fire.
When the cars were removed from the garage later in the evening, firefighters hosed them down, saying they were concerned about hot spots on the vehicles, since the fires were so intense.
No injuries were reported.
Investigators were looking into a possible cause for the blaze.