Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Grace Episcopal Church in Syracuse catches fire

From New York-

Syracuse firefighters are at the scene of a church fire on University Avenue in the city.

Someone called 911 at 10:41 p.m. to report the fire at Grace Episcopal Church, at 412 University Ave., First Deputy Fire Chief Kent Young said.

Smoke and flames were seen from the back of the building. Firefighters quickly extinguished the flames and prevented the fire from spreading, Young said. The fire started in the kitchen area on the first-floor in the back of the church building, he said. No religious artifacts were damaged in the fire, Young said.

Although the fire was contained to the back of the building, smoke spread throughout the church, Young said. It was not immediately known how much damage there was throughout the church.

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