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Authorities: Fire at Vancouver LDS church intentionally set

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Authorities say they believe a fire at a church in Vancouver was intentionally set. Photo: KGW/Twitter Authorities say they believe a fire at a church in Vancouver was intentionally set. Photo: KGW/Twitter
VANCOUVER, Wash. -

Authorities say they believe a fire at a church in Vancouver was intentionally set.
    
Firefighters responded to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Friday morning after men arriving for a basketball game found the pulpit on fire.
    
The Columbian reports crews arrived from a fire station around the corner from the church and were able to quickly put out the flames.
    
Clark County Fire District 6 spokesman Dave Schmitke says no major structural damage occurred from fire or smoke, but the pulpit will need to be replaced.
    
Police are investigating.
    
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Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com

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