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-- Fox News alert breaking news out of northwest Georgia where a man is holding four firefighters hostage swat teams are on the scene in -- Georgia.
And police say this suspect has barricaded himself and the others.
We don't have a lot of information on on this yet no possible motive we also have been told that the police have asked the aerials that the shots that cameras.
From the helicopters to pull away so they can they can -- the scene.
-- for firefighters so -- Georgia.
You know -- that we don't have a lot of information I think that's why we're all I guess I'm start charms are we give us some I listen.
If you wait for police.
To arrive at the scene and give us the indication that it's okay to -- there.
But again there was no indication that this call had anything other than a typical medical emergency.
With a patient who was in need of care.
And those firefighters -- to provide that -- isn't the first part cubic -- -- had situations happen not only with firefighters but first responders law enforcement come to seem whether it's domestic violence or someone who's mentally -- having challenges so what they do is they set -- a trap like this and it's unfortunate unacceptable the fact that they're asking to pull back on aerials of this is they are.
Contemplating some kind of -- -- action against this individual.
-- spring -- sniper something like that they don't want to alert the suspect.
To exactly what they have -- and extend the predator out and pull back the shots that they can have a tactical advantage.
And get the jump on and so they can try and save these firefighters before anything else happens you know he's got the plays -- with explosives.
What kind of weaponry he has -- -- this was situation that he planned for.
In advance right now going to be trying to canvass the area get information from neighbors anybody who might know this individual and a very thorough background check.
See who they're dealing we have very limited information from the AP it says that there were five firefighters -- believe -- -- or being held up.
One firefighter was let go to move the truck I'm not sure what that means whether.
They use the truck to barricade these people in or not he also says that.
Helicopters were pulled away it also says that these this is in the neighborhood.
Of mostly two story homes and well kept -- about 35 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta quickly -- Guys just say -- -- -- -- December around wasn't it was a year two years ago that what.
Well I -- I don't remember exactly but it was some sounds like a summer situation where there was a call for help and firefighters they don't hesitate.
They go right to the house and they go in and I hope that the -- the punishment for this individual -- captured alive.
Should be swift.
Because he doesn't just but those lives in danger but it's firefighters are hesitant.
To go went in to help people who legitimately needed he's but everybody endangered of.
That's that that's the key is is that this is actually the -- kind of hate crime it because it puts people -- risked their lives providing care.
Less likely to do it if they know they're getting -- -- -- to leave -- -- stay with fox for continued coverage through the night right now.
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