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Breaking news: Fire destroys house, church in Bassett Forks
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
By STAFF REPORTS -
Fire destroyed a vacant house and a church early this morning on Melrose Drive in the Bassett Forks area, according to a news release. No injuries were reported.
The blaze was reported at 5:32 this morning at 781 Melrose Drive, the release said. When firefighters arrived, they found a recently vacated house with flames coming through the roof, the release said.
The fire consumed an adjacent garage and spread to a nearby church, Truth and Faithful Gospel Church, the release said. The house was destroyed, and the garage and church were damaged beyond repair, it added.
Henry County Public Safety is investigating the cause of the fire, the release said. No damage estimate was available.
Check back with the Bulletin for more on this developing story.