Fire rips through Dunnellon church
DUNNELLON, Fla. (FOX 35 WOFL) - Flames ripped through the roof a church in Dunnellon.
Crews say the fire happened around midnight at the soul's Harbor Pentecostal Church on Chestnut Street. They arrived to find the church in flames. The roof eventually caved in, forcing everyone out.
Fire units rushed to the scene and the flames were put out about 45 minutes later. No one was hurt.
Marion County Fire Rescue shared video of the fire.
Daniel Autrey, a Pastor at Souls Harbor First Presbyterian Church, says that "We got great church that is very supportive. We all come together. We work together. Don't know what it will be but it wll be better than what it has been."
The Pastor also told Fox 35 that the church was used as a dining hall and hosted community events, bible studies, and children's activities.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but the pastor says the initial inspection points is some old wiring in the attic.