West Virginia church fire, where Bibles and cross survived, ruled arson


An investigation into a fire that burned down a church building on March 3 determined the blaze was intentionally set.

Investigators said they completed an “origin and cause determination” of the fire at Freedom Ministries in Daniels, West Virginia and the result shows the fire was arson.

Previous story: Fire destroys West Virginia church; Bibles, cross found untouched

Firefighters say not a single Bible inside the church was burned during the fire. 

A cross inside the church also survived the blaze. 

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