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Fire damages Baptist church in Duplin County

Posted 8:04 a.m. Sunday
Updated 8:07 a.m. Sunday

Fire damages baptist church in Duplin County

— Portions of a Baptist church in Duplin County were severely damaged Saturday night when flames engulfed the structure.

Around 9:30 p.m., firefighters responded to the First Baptist Church of Bowdens located at 179 First Baptist Church Road between Faison and Warsaw.

Fire damages baptist church in Duplin County

The fire, which officials believe to be storm-related, was extinguished, but the roof of the sanctuary is badly damaged.

No one was injured in the fire. The cause remains under investigation.

Fire damages baptist church in Duplin County

Fire damages baptist church in Duplin County

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