CENTERVILLE, Iowa A church near Centerville was destroyed by fire Sunday morning, the Daily Iowegian newspaper reported.
Centerville firefighters were called to the Sharon Chapel Church at 260th Avenue and 540th Street about 6 a.m.
The Iowegian said firefighters found the church fully engulfed in flames.
The church is located about 7 miles southeast of Centerville.
The Iowegian said that by 6:43 a.m. the structure had been burned down.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.