Huge fire at church in Emporia brings aid from other communities

Huge fire at church in Emporia brings aid from other communities

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Huge fire at church in Emporia brings aid from other communities

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on July 19, 2014 at 4:40 PM

Updated Saturday, Jul 19 at 5:04 PM

Emporia Church Fire

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EMPORIA, VA -- There was heavy damage to a church in Emporia after a huge fire there Saturday.

The fire started inside Calvary Baptist Church on Main Street. Crews got there shortly after 6 a.m., and were soon joined by fire units from Jarratt and Lawrenceville.

They were still trying to get the fire extiguished several hours later.

A firefighter told "The Richmond Times-Dispatch" it looked like the fire started in the Sunday school part of the building.

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