Fire in Henrico church under investigation

Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Members of a Henrico church had to be evacuated after a small fire broke out before Sunday service.

Emergency crews responded to the fire at Hunton Baptist Church located on the 11100 block of Greenwood Road at 7:32 a.m. A church member called 911 after smelling smoke.

Henrico Fire said they found a light haze in the church.

“A small fire was in the attic above the educational rooms,” Henrico Fire said in a release.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The 11 a.m. service will go on as scheduled. However, childcare, Sunday school and evening activities are canceled.

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