Church congregation left without a sanctuary after fire

ST. PETERBURG, Fla. - A congregation was left without a sanctuary Sunday morning after an early morning fire ruined the structure at 4344 21st Street North.

According to St. Petersburg Fire Rescue the call came in around 1:30 a.m. and quickly became a three alarm fire.

Crews were able to take the fire under control saving some of the other floors of the church.

Unfortunately, the sanctuary was a total loss.

The fire is currently under investigation with the State Fire Marshall assisting.

No one was injured during the fire.

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