Woman says boyfriend breakup caused her to crash into DeKalb business, sparking a fire


A liquor shop in DeKalb County went up in flames on Sunday morning soon after a car or truck crashed into it.

Fireplace officers say that throughout the early early morning hours of Easter Sunday, firefighters have been known as to Brockett Pub Household and Grill in the 4500 block of East Ponce de Leon Ave., which has an hooked up liquor retail store.

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DeKalb County Hearth Rescue says that a vehicle with a female within crashed into the setting up before catching hearth. The driver endured minor injuries.

The driver instructed investigators she was overwhelmed for the reason that her boyfriend broke up with her in excess of the phone as she was driving, in accordance to a law enforcement report.

Jessica McDaniel told officers she was seeking to turn onto Brockett Street at a substantial level of speed when she hit a utility pole then the developing, according to the report.

At the time the car caught fire, it immediately spread to the liquor retailer.


Simply because of the quantity of flammable alcoholic beverages inside of the keep, the developing endured severe injury.

No a single was inside of the constructing at the time of the fireplace and no accidents ended up noted.

It is unclear what prices, if any, the two travellers may perhaps experience.

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