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5 Ga. firefighters taken hostage; SWAT on scene
SUWANEE, Ga. (AP) -- Authorities in northwest Georgia say a barricaded man is holding five firefighters hostage.
Gwinnett County Police Cpl. Edwin Ritter says firefighters on Wednesday responded to a medical call in Suwanee and were taken hostage by a suspect he didn't identify.
Ritter says information on a possible motive was not immediately available and a SWAT team is on the scene. He gave no more details. A call to the Gwinnett County Fire Department was not immediately returned.
Suwanee is about 35 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.