VINELAND, NJ (CBS) — Firefighters have contained a four-alarm blaze at the Voice of Deliverance New Covenant Church in Vineland. The fire broke out around 10 p.m. Monday in the 1400 block of East Chestnut Avenue. It was brought under control around midnight.
Firefighters say the fire caused serious damage to the church and displaced residents who lived in a unit at the back of the property.
“They tried to take it down and it just started traveling all over the roof area and we went straight into a second alarm to get some more manpower, some more antenna devices and then the fourth alarm would be another antenna device bring,” said fire chief Luigi Tramontana Jr.
The municipality released the following statement:
“At the moment we are trying to process the loss. As soon as we have more information about the cause of the fire, we will have more to say. God is good and he always takes care of his people. have all the information on upcoming services, but will look at alternatives tomorrow.”
No one was injured.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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