Fire Destroys Indiana Church

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

YOUNTSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Flames whipped by strong winds have
destroyed a central Indiana church.

Members of the Yountsville Community Church had just begun services Sunday when someone noticed smoke. All escaped without injury. The church is located about 50 miles northwest of Indianapolis.

A fire official says flames were already were coming through the roof when firefighters arrived. Winds at the time were as strong as 20 mph.

The Crawfordsville Journal-Review reports the church building, which dates to 1842, is one of the oldest in the area.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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