State Fire Marshal deputies investigating church fire in Opelousas


Deputies with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office are currently on the scene of a church fire in Opelousas.

Firefighters with St. Landry Fire District #3 responded to the scene at the Greater Union Baptist Church in the 1400 block of Highway 742 just after 1:45 a.m.

According to the Fire Marshal officials, this is the third fire at a religious building that the office has investigated in a week’s time and the second in St. Landry Parish.

News 10 has a crew en route to the scene and will have updates on this developing story as new information becomes available.

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