Fire at St. Joseph Parish in Salem, Oregon


A fire broke out at St. Joseph Parish in Salem, Oregon early Thursday morning. The fire was reported at 2:31 a.m. and was successfully brought under control by around 7 a.m. There were no reported injuries.

Brief Detail

The fire was in the sanctuary building, which was dedicated in 1963. Fourteen engines and two ladder trucks were dispatched to the fire. Several streets around the church were closed as firefighters remained on the scene.

The reason behind the fire is currently being investigated.

The church has not yet released a statement on the fire.

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