Fire damages historic church in N. TX

August 10, 2009 4:27:22 AM PDT
A fire at a historic North Texas church has gutted most of its sanctuary. Dallas-Fort Worth television station WFAA reported that the fire happened Saturday night at Willow Springs Baptist Church, built in 1888 in Alvarado located in Johnson County.

Church member Chari Heskett said the fire damaged about half the sanctuary.

The station reported old electrical wiring issues may have started the fire.

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