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Fire destroys popular Atlanta barbecue restaurant

Firefighters battled an overnight fire at B's Cracklin' Barbecue.

ATLANTA —

Firefighters are fighting an early morning blaze off Main Street in Atlanta. 

Cortez Stafford, with Atlanta Fire Rescue said the fire occurred at a well-known restaurant known as B’s Cracklin’ Barbecue around 2:44 Wednesday morning.

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B's Cracklin' BBQ Fire

Thirty-five to forty firefighters were on hand to battle the fire.The roof of the restaurant did collapse, according to Cortez.

He said the fire is under control, but still burning.

Firefighters are investigating whether a none working hydrant near the restaurant hampered their ability to fight the fire. 

B's Cracklin' BBQ has received multiple accolades such as: 10 Best Georgia Barbecue Bites Under $10, 10 Best Barbecue Restaurants in Atlanta and The South's Top 50 Barbecue Joints 2018

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