Fire damages First Cavalry Baptist Church on Putnam Avenue in Bed-Stuy

A Bed-Stuy church has been left damaged after a fire swept through its second floor earlier this evening. Firefighters responded to the fire at First

Firefighters say no one was hurt in the fire.

Firefighters say no one was hurt in the fire. (1/6/14)

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - A Bed-Stuy church has been left damaged after a fire swept through its second floor earlier this evening.

Firefighters responded to the fire at First Cavalry Baptist Church on Putnam Avenue shortly after 5 p.m. The fire was quickly extinguished, leaving behind debris and shattered windows.

Residents say the church has been around for decades and also houses a food pantry.

Firefighters say no one was hurt and a cause is under investigation.
 

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