Lightning Sets Mt. Airy Church on Fire

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    News 4's Elaine Reyes speaks to parishioners devastated by church fire.

    A lightning strike sparked a fire early Sunday morning at the Marvin Chapel Methodist Church in Mt. Airy, Md.

    At 5 a.m. Frederick County fire fighters were dispatched to 5101 Woodville Rd. for a two-alarm fire at the church. Fire fighters battled the blaze for roughly three and a half hours.  They were finally able to clear the scene at 8:30 am.

    There was no one in the church at the time of the fire, but one fire fighter was taken to the hospital for a shoulder injury.

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    News 4's Elaine Reyes speaks to parishioners devastated by church fire.

    Damage to the church is valued at $100,000.