Cleanup begins across Metro Atlanta after line of severe weather - CBS46 News

Cleanup begins across Metro Atlanta after line of severe weather moves through area

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HARALSON COUNTY, GA (CBS46) -

Several areas around Metro Atlanta are beginning the cleanup effort after a strong line of severe weather ripped through the Southeast.

There are reports of heavy damage in the Buchanan area in Haralson County and crews are working to clear trees and debris from roadways.

Haralson County Schools were closed Tuesday because of storm damage throughout the county. 

Meanwhile, there were reports of fires in Gwinnett County, where crews were able to put out two separate fires in Lilburn and Lawrenceville. No injuries were reported at either event, and lightning is believed to be the cause of both fires. 

Trees were reported down across areas of Fulton County. 

Just west of the Metro Atlanta area, Jacksonville, Alabama was ravaged by severe weather. Numerous buildings across the city were damaged, including West Point Baptist Church and some areas of Jacksonville State University's campus including the Coliseum at Jacksonville State

The National Weather Service determined that two tornadoes touched down in southern Fulton County.

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