2-alarm fire erupts in Northeast Philadelphia church

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May 6, 2014 3:38:31 PM PDT
A two-alarm fire broke out inside a church in Northeast Philadelphia on Tuesday.

The fire was reported at the Segunda Iglesia Bautista Church in the 4900 block of Frankford Avenue at 2:36 p.m.

Firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the rear of the building.

The view from Chopper 6 HD showed a number of firefighters attacking the fire through the roof.

The fire was placed under control in less than 50 minutes.

Investigators say contractors were working on the roof with a torch when the fire started.

No injuries have been reported.

Along with damage to the roof, firefighters say there is water and smoke damage to the interior of the church.


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