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Officials Say Old Church Building Was Purposely Set on Fire

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Investigators say a fire inside a vacant Midland building was set on purpose.

Firefighters were called out to an old church building in the 2300 block of East California around 4:00p.m. Sunday afternoon.

Fire officials tell NewsWest 9, someone set some clothes on fire inside.

They believe some kids living in the area are responsible.

Half of the building suffered extensive damage.    

It took crews about 30 minutes to get it out.

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