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Firefighters: Attempt to smoke out animal let to church fire


October 14, 2020

GREEN MOUNTAIN, Iowa (AP) — A rural church in east-central Iowa has been destroyed in a fire sparked by an attempt to smoke out a wild animal that had gotten inside, firefighters said.

Fire crews were called to the Chapel United Methodist Church near Green Mountain around 3:30 p.m. Monday, Des Moines station WHO-TV reported. Investigators said someone tried to get rid of an animal that had gotten inside the church using a smoke bomb, which started the fire. Officials did not indicate what kind of animal had gotten inside.

It took seven fire crews and several hours to fully extinguish the...

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