Church Catches Fire in the Storm

Published 05/15 2013 07:06PM

Updated 05/15 2013 08:10PM

UPDATE: Witnesses say they saw lightning strike the church building.

The blaze started in the attic before spreading to the fellowship hall.

The building is said to be heavily damaged. There are no reports of injuries.

Original Story:

Firefighters are working to put out a fire at a small church on the 3300 block of State Street in North Abilene. 

The fire department received the call around 7 P.M. 

There is no word on what caused the fire at this time.

Traffic is being rerouted while crews work to put out the blaze.

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