Firefighters respond to early morning church fire in Marion

An early morning fire destroyed the Good Fight of Faith Church in Marion, Illinois.
An early morning fire destroyed the Good Fight of Faith Church in Marion, Illinois.

MARION, IL (KFVS) - Firefighters in Marion were called out Thursday morning to a fire at a church.

According to the Marion Fire Department, the fire was at the Good Fight of Faith Church located at 806 West Blvd. St.

According to the fire department, the fire was called in at 2:46 a.m. Thursday.  When crews arrived at the scene, there was heavy smoke coming out of the eaves of the building from all sides.  The building is a total loss.

The pastor's family says the church had about 60 members and they were planning to expand.

Some valuables were salvaged from the fire, including some photos.

The Good Fight of Faith Church was home to a food pantry as well.

No one was hurt.

The fire marshal had been called in to investigate.

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