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

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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