(AP) GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. - 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 did not name.
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 CountyFire Department was not immediately returned.
Suwanee is about 35 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.