Church members put out flames after arsonist strikes at Maryland church

An investigator with the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office has determined a church fire was intentionally set.

According to a report from WBOC, Church members were able to extinguish a fire at Refuge Temple Church of God before firefighters arrived Tuesday morning. Details of the fire have not been released, but WJLA television reports the fire marshal’s office was called due to, “the nature of the incident.” Delmarvanow.com reports the fire was intentionally set at the front doors and that, “several pieces of evidence” were collected.

Investigators have not identified a suspect or motive in the crime.  Officials are asking for anyone with information about the attack to call the Lower Eastern Region Office of the State Fire Marshal at 410-713-3780.

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