Lightning Blamed for Church Fire

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

OWENSBORO, Ky. (WSAZ) -- Lightning is being blamed for a fire that tore through a church in Kentucky.

It started about 3 Monday morning in Owensboro.

Officials say at one point, sections of the roof caved in as firefighters tried to get the flames under control.

The fire spread to a building behind the church and threatened a third building.

No one was hurt but some nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution.

Officials say power was shut off to several blocks for hours.


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