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Church Catches Fire In Old East Dallas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Dallas Fire-Rescue was on the scene of a church fire at 10:00 p.m. Monday in Old East Dallas on Belmont Avenue near Henderson Avenue.

The church is Iglesia Bautista El Mesais.

Iglesia Bautista El Mesais fire
Iglesia Bautista El Mesais fire (CBS 11)

Firefighters attacked the flames from at least two ladder trucks.

No one was hurt.

By 10:10 p.m. the flames were knocked down but firefighters continued to spray water on the roof.

By 10:30 p.m. the flames had flared up again.

Dallas Fire-Rescue said it took a little more than two hours to put out the fire.

It's not yet clear what caused the fire.

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