Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Church fire goes to four alarms in East Oak Lane

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Fire inside a church on North 12th Street started shortly after 1 p.m. and had yet to be contained by 3 p.m., according to reports.

Firefighters also reportedly called for medic units to the scene in the 6600 block of North 12th Street, just south of Oak Lane.

NBC10 is reporting that the fire is inside Protectress Ukrainian Orthodox Church, but there have been no reported injuries.

Check back for more details as they develop.


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