Fairmont Church Fire 19 Oct 11

A church in Fairmont was damaged by a fire Tuesday afternoon. Old wiring in the bell tower of the Grace Lutheran Church is believed to be the cause of the fire, which was reported at around 2:30pm when an electrical worker noticed smoke coming from the church roof. Most of the damage was limited to the roof and there was minimal water damage. No one was injured in the fire, and the amount of damage has not yet been determined. Firefighters left the scene at around 5pm.