Church fully engulfed in flames in Statesville

Church fully engulfed in flames in Statesville
According to the Statesville Fire Department, Old Western Avenue Baptist Church has gone up in a blazing fire. (Source: Provided via Statesville Fire Department)

STATESVILLE, NC (WBTV) - A Statesville church has been fully engulfed in flames early Monday morning.

According to pictures tweeted by Statesville Fire Department, Old Western Avenue Baptist Church has gone up in a blazing fire.

The fire is fully involved and multiple alarms have been struck.

Fire crews are working to control the fire and had already been on scene for over 30 minutes as of 1 a.m.

There’s no word on how the fire started or if anyone was hurt.

This is a developing story and no further information was released.

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