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Church on fire at First and Broadway in Tyler

Around 6:30pm this evening, 911 dispatchers received a call of a fire at First Church of Christ Scientist located at 106 E. Second Street in Tyler.   At this point there is no connection to the fire which occurred on yesterday at Tyland Baptist Church on Silvercreek.  Both incidents are under investigation by Tyler Fire Department and ATF.   The City of Tyler along with ATF are urging churches to monitor their facilities and urging citizens to report any suspicious activity to the Tyler Police Department at (903) 531-1000. 

Two ladder companies and a half dozen trucks worked the fire.  The fire is out, but firefighters are still looking out for hot spots.  At this time, firefighters will not say if they believe it's arson.  

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