Larry Young of WIGO Speaks on Massive Atlanta Fire, More

Photos of a massive fire that ripped through i-85 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Twitter)

(SGN) – The bridge collapse in Atlanta from a raging fire illustrates the damage intense heat inflicts on concrete and steel, and the massive disruption that results when a vital transportation link is broken, experts said Friday.

Investigators are still searching for the cause of the fire that erupted Thursday in a storage area beneath the Interstate 85 bridge over Piedmont Road. Construction equipment such as plastic conduit for fiber-optic networks was stored in the area, according to Russell McMurry, Georgia transportation commissioner.

Brother Marlon spoke with GM of WIGO-AM1570 and network colleague host of Sunday Praise with Larry Young about the latest with the traffic situation in Atlanta, WIGO winning the Major Market Station Award at the Stellar Awards last weekend.



— From: SGN The Light —

(SGN) – Sheridan Gospel Network Atlanta affiliate WIGO-AM was recently named Major Market Station of the Year by the Stellar Awards. The Stellar Awards honor outstanding African

American Gospel radio stations and artists in several categories. WIGO-AM was competing against radio stations in Chicago, Philadelphia and Atlanta. The aforementioned Young serves as WIGO’s General Manager, and the station’s format includes Sheridan Gospel Network programming as well as Sheridan Broadcasting Network’s (SBN) news and sports.

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