Fire in Monclova delays Monclova Christian Academy

Firefighters are leaving the scene of a fire at a Baptist church on Monclova Rd., News 11 has learned. The church is located at 7819 Monclova Rd. between Jerome and Albon Rds.

We're told by Monclova Township Fire Chief Kevin Bernhard that a heater caught on fire in a part of the building that's under construction. No one was inside the church at the time.

Weekend services are not affected, but Monclova Christian Academy is on a two-hour delay this morning as a result of the fire.

The Monclova Township Fire Dept. and the Springfield Township Fire Dept. were on the scene. An alarm company called in the fire, we're told.

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