Fire Breaks Out at First Baptist Church at Keslinger and Peck Road
Fire Departments from multiple communities report to a fire sometime prior to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the First Baptist Church campus on Peck and Keslinger Roads.
A fire broke out at the First Baptist Church on Keslinger and Peck Roads sometime prior to 9:10 p.m. Saturday.
Multiple police and fire units were on hand to fight the blaze. A lightning strike might have started the fire, according to initial scanner reports.
Geneva Patch reader Pete Hanson e-mailed the photos you see here, taken with his cell phone. The first photo was e-mailed at 9:12 p.m. The second was e-mailed at 9:14 p.m. and show flames and smoke.
There are two campuses for the First Baptist Church. One is at 2300 South St. The second, where the fire took place, is the west campus at 3435 Keslinger Road.
No other details are available at this time. Patch will follow up when information is available from official sources.
Thank you to Pete Hanson for the photos and heads up.