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Fire Damages Laurel Church

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WBOC News Watcher Brandi Hill Willey submitted this photo following a fire at Mount Pleasant Church in Laurel, Del. WBOC News Watcher Brandi Hill Willey submitted this photo following a fire at Mount Pleasant Church in Laurel, Del.

LAUREL, Del.- Authorities are investigating a Sunday night fire that caused thousands of dollars in damage to a Laurel church. 

The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office said the blaze broke out shortly after 8 p.m. at Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church, located on the 33000 block of Mount Pleasant Road.

The Laurel Fire Department responded to the scene and was assisted by Blades, Delmar and Sharptown fire departments. Upon arrival they encountered fire showing from the roof.

No injuries were reported. Damages have been estimated at $5,000.

Investigators determined that the fire originated in the south gable end of the church and spread to the steeple. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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