Fire Destroys W.Va. Church Built In 1840s

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Kasson, W.Va. (AP) -- About 30 people escaped without injury when a fire broke out in a historic Barbour County church.

Emergency officials say the fire destroyed the Shiloh Church of the Brethren in Kasson.

The fire broke out in the church's basement around 11:30 a.m. Sunday.

The church was built in the 1840s.

The state fire marshal's office will investigate the fire.

(Copyright 2010 by the Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

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