Troup church destroyed in early morning blaze

Troup church destroyed in early morning blaze
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TROUP, TX (KLTV) - A church in Troup is a total loss after an early morning fire Friday.

According to authorities, around 6:30 a.m., firefighters responded to the blaze at Mount Rose Baptist Church on the corner of Hollis Street and Front Street in Troup.

The building was already engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived at the scene.

It took close to an hour to get the fire extinguished.

According to a fire chief at the scene, they do not know exactly where the fire started, but it looks like it was somewhere in the back of the building.

No injuries have been reported.

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