Church Fire At Edina, Missouri

Date 2013/8/16 6:33:07 | Topic: News

A fire at the St. Joseph Catholic church in Edina Thursday afternoon has local and state investigators looking into the cause.

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Local Fire Chief Martin Edwards reports that an investigator from the Missouri State Fire Marshall's office was on the scene late Thursday night attempting to figure out what started the fire.

Fire crews were called to the scene around 2 p.m. Thursday. Reports indicate that flames were coming from the church's back windows, and from the church steeple tower which had been recently refurbished.

The church was not a total loss, however, no damage estimate is yet available.

Reports indicate approximately half a dozen fire departments responded to assist with the fire.



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