Fire marshal: Electrical wiring caused fire at First Calvary Baptist Church in Bed-Stuy

Firefighters say no one was hurt in the fire. (1/9/14)

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - The fire marshal confirms that Monday's fire at a Bed-Stuy church was sparked by electrical wiring.

The fire tore through the second and third floors of First Calvary Baptist Church on Putnam Avenue Monday afternoon. No one inside the church was injured, but a fire lieutenant suffered minor injuries.

The church's pastor says the congregation is planning to hold service in the downstairs section this Sunday.
 

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