Sunday, January 21, 2018

Bear Creek Baptist Church Destroyed By Fire

Bear Creek Baptist Church/Sherry L. Miller

PARSONS, TN- Multiple fire crews responded to a structure fire at a historic Decatur County church.

The fire at the 175 year old Bear Creek Baptist Church was reported at about 7:30 p.m., Sunday night.
Multiple fire crews from Decatur County were supported in their efforts to save the church by crews from Henderson County and Lexington Fire Department. The fire is being called a total loss.

There was a huge outpouring of  community support for the crews battling the blaze.

No one was injured in the fire and church officials say they will hold services in another location next week

The fire and its cause remain under investigation.

Video Courtesy of Sharon Newman Clendenion