Alton church damaged in early morning fire - KMOV.com

Alton church damaged in early morning fire

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(KMOV) -- A church in Alton, Illinois sustained heavy damage as a result of a fire that broke out early Thursday morning.

The fire started around 2:30 a.m. Thursday at the Calvary Baptist Church  located in the 1400 block of Washington Ave in Alton, IL.

Firefighters on the scene say the fire ignited in a hallway of the church.

Authorities are also reporting the sanctuary of the church sustained heavy smoke damage as a result of the fire.

No one has been reported injured.

The Illinois State Fire Marshall is currently on the scene investigating what may have caused this fire.

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