Fire tears through church in Paterson, New Jersey

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Friday, July 1, 2022
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The fire broke out in the Greater Assembly Holy House of Prayer on Arch Street just before 2:30 a.m.

PATERSON, Passaic County (WABC) -- Firefighters battled a third alarm fire at a church in Passaic County overnight Friday.

The flames broke out in the Greater Assembly Holy House of Prayer on Arch Street in Paterson just before 2:30 a.m.

Video from the scene showed heavy flames shooting through the roof of the building.

A parishioner told Eyewitness News the church has been closed since March.

No injuries were reported.

Fire investigators are working to determine the cause.

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