Service held in First Calvary Baptist Church in Bed-Stuy despite fire damage

Church members are thankful that a service was still held at First Calvary Baptist Church today, despite a fire that almost burned down the building

The main sanctuary of the church was not damaged by the fire.

The main sanctuary of the church was not damaged by the fire. (1/12/14)

BROOKLYN - Church members are thankful that a service was still held at First Calvary Baptist Church today, despite a fire that almost burned down the building nearly a week ago.

The church's reverend says the fire started from either the copy machine or refrigerator on the second floor. Last Monday's fire gutted the entire second and third floors, leaving the church offices and classrooms in ruins.

The reverend says they considered having today's service at a nearby school, but chose not to since the main sanctuary was not damaged.

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