Wilmington DE Church Collapses in Spectacular Fire

A spectacular fire led the collapse of a church in Wilmington, Delaware Wednesday night. According to local news reports, fire marshals are currently investigating the cause of the fire at the New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. Tonight’s fire, which destroyed the entire building, in addition to damaging nearby homes, is the second fire to be reported at the church in the last two weeks.

“I can’t fathom two fires in two weeks,” New Jerusalem pastor Eugene Brocks told NBC affiliate channel 10 in Philadelphia. “This is unbelievable.”

A news drone captured footage of the fire as the church roof collapsed.

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