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Church Fire Said Arson

Posted December 15, 1996 12:00 a.m. EST

— According to Brunswick County law enforcement officials, a Pennsylvania man has admitted he set fire to a local church.

The fire was discovered early Sunday morning at Faith Baptist Church, which has a white congregation. Officers said the man who allegedly set the fire is also white. They said he waited at the site for officials to arrive, and then told them that demons had made him do it.

The church is near Bolivia, a town in Brunswick County.