Fire Breaks Out At Tyler Perry Studios

Tyler Perry Popular comic actor/director Tyler Perry‘s Atlanta studio complex was on Tuesday night severely damaged in a fire.

The massive fire tore through a building at the southwest Atlanta film studio.

Report says the fire started around 9pm on Tuesday May 1, 2012 and one of the buildings has partially collapsed.

The 60 acre studio, where Perry films his famous ‘Madea’ movies, includes five soundstages, a back-lot, and the director’s offices.

The Atlanta Fire Rescue Department released a statement, claiming the fire was brought under control around 9:45, just an hour after fire-fighters arrived.

According to the statement, the blaze was so severe a fourth alarm had to be called. Thankfully, no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Over 100 firefighters, 13 engines and 12 trucks responded to the four-alarm fire at the filmmaker’s studio complex, and no injuries were reported, said Capt. Jolyon Bundrige.

“As far as I know, [Perry] is OK — there was a report that he was on the scene, but I didn’t see him,” Bundrige told The Times.

4-Alarm Fire Damages Tyler Perry Studios: MyFoxATLANTA.com

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