Fire Destroys Church Near Centerville

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.
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