Man with gun hinders firefighters' battle with house fire - CBS46 News

Firefighters call police after man with gun hinders battle with house fire

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

A man with a gun hindered firefighting efforts at a house fire Wednesday and forced Atlanta Fire Rescue to summon police to the scene.

Firefighters were called to a fire in the 1500 block of South Gordon Street in Southwest Atlanta at about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

While fighting the fire, a man nearby brandished a gun and caused firefighters to call police.

After the event, witnesseses told CBS46 reporter Jason Aubry that a man was shot then taken away in an ambulance and a woman was taken into custody. Fire officials confirmed that shots were fired.

One firefighter was overcome by heat and taken to Atlanta Medical Center.

CBS46.com will continue to update the story.

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