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Fire damages Springfield church

Fire damages Springfield church

December 21st, 2011 in News

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - A Springfield church has been damaged by fire, and investigators believe a burglar was trying to cover up a theft.

The Springfield News-Leader reports ( the fire at New Apostolic Church was reported around 5 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters say someone apparently broke out windows at the church to get inside, then set fires in a couple of places.

Church members were working with investigators to determine what was stolen and how much damage the church sustained.

Information from: Springfield News-Leader,