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5 NEWS UPDATE: State Fire Marshal's Office Determines Fire Started Inside Doors of Elkins Church
Written by Erin MacPherson
Last updated on March 25, 2013 @ 7:10PM
Created on March 25, 2013 @ 5:49PM
 
UPDATE 3/25/13:
 
Officials from the State Fire Marshal's Office were in Elkins on Monday trying to figure out what caused a blaze at an Elkins church on Saturday.
 
They did determine the fire started inside the front doors of the Central Baptist Church.
 
Officials have yet to release a cause for the fire.
 
Keep it to 5 News for the latest.
 
ORIGINAL STORY 3/24/13:
 
Firefighters were busy late Saturday night and early Sunday morning trying to put out a fire at a church in Randolph County. The Central Baptist Church in Elkins is still standing, but officials say it won't be holding services anytime soon.

The fire started around 11:00 p.m. Saturday night and took crews about four hours to get the blaze under control. The church isn't destroyed, but there was a lot of damage to the front of the building.
 
The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called in to investigate.

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