Fire erupts in Logan Heights church

Posted at 8:07 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 11:07:04-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A fire broke out early Thursday morning in a back room of a Baptist church and Christian college in Logan Heights, authorities said.

The small blaze was reported around 2:30 a.m. at the Christian Evangelism Independent Baptist Church at 3141 Franklin Ave., according to a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department incident log. The agency reported that its crews were able to quickly bring the fire under control.

10News reported that flames were contained to a back storage area of the church, which doubles as the Booker T. Crenshaw Christian College and School Ministry.

Nobody was injured in the fire and there was no immediate indication as to why it started. Arson investigators were sent to investigate whether the blaze was set intentionally.