- Associated Press - Thursday, March 3, 2016

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) - A historic church in central Missouri has been destroyed in an overnight fire.

KRCG-TV (https://bit.ly/1TaOeQG ) reports that firefighters responded to the blaze at First United Methodist Church in Sedalia shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday. The church, which was originally built in the 1880s, was engulfed in flames when crews arrived at the scene.

Nearby roads were blocked off and likely will remain closed due to debris for most of Thursday morning.

The Missouri State Fire Marshal will investigate the cause of the fire, which is currently unknown.

No injuries were reported.

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Information from: KRCG-TV, https://www.krcg.com

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