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Fire Destroys Church In Newport News

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Courtesy: WVEC Courtesy: WVEC
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) - Newport News fire officials are investigating an early morning fire that destroyed a church.
Newport News Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Pincus says the Mount Gilead Tabernacle Church was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at 4:42 a.m. Sunday. The church's roof collapsed before the fire could be extinguished.
Firefighters remained on the scene extinguishing hot spots until Sunday afternoon.
No injuries were reported.
Pincus says in a news release that the building has been condemned.
The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.

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