Firefighters are battling a big fireplace at Grace United Methodist Church in Coshocton. Crews responded Friday morning to Grace United Methodist Church, positioned at 422 Walnut Avenue.
Video from the scene, courtesy of Joshua Wiley, reveals flames billowing from the highest of the church.
Firefighters battle massive fireplace at century-old Grace United Methodist Church in Coshocton
The church has been part of the group since 1840 and has been at its current location on Walnut Avenue for greater than 100 years, in keeping with its Fb web page.
As a result of fireplace, church companies will as a substitute be held on the Canal Lewisville UMC, 198 E. Church St., Coshocton, at 10 a.m. on Sunday. Members are requested to satisfy within the car parking zone and can enter the constructing collectively.
“We perceive it is a horrible shock and there are a number of questions. We have now restricted data and should not have entry to the constructing, please be affected person as we discern subsequent steps and collect info. It is a time to elevate one another in prayer and relaxation within the within the promising of hope and new life that come to us by way of Jesus,” Three Rivers District of The United Methodist Church stated in a Fb publish.
The district stated the constructing was empty when the fireplace ignited and no accidents have been reported.
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