Church engulfed in morning fire

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Crews are on the scene of a large fire.

Firefighters were called to Mount Olive Mission Baptist Church, on East Bradley Avenue at 3:06 am, Monday.

Deputy Fire Marshal Randy Smith said they originally responded to an automatic fire alarm. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the church and upgraded it to a second-alarm fire.

Crews are still working to put out any remaining flames. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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