Firefighters find Mississippi church engulfed in flames late Saturday night, officials say

LAFAYETTE COUNTY, Miss. — An overnight fire left one local church fully engulfed in flames.

Lafayette County Fire Department (LCFD) responded to a structure fire at College Hill Presbyterian Church located at 339 County Road 102 just before 11 p.m. on Aug. 13.

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A caller told dispatch that flames were visible in the rear of the building, a release said.

First units arrived on the scene just after 11 p.m. to find the rear of the church fully engulfed in flames.

According to reports, two water lines were used to battle the blaze with mutual aid help from the Oxford Fire Department (OFD).

All units cleared the scene just after 3:15 a.m. and no injuries were reported. L

The cause of the fire is under investigation.