JFRD puts out fire coming from Greater Israel United Church

No injuries were reported

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Firefighters with the Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department extinguished a fire at Greater Israel United Church on Main Street Tuesday morning after they noticed smoke coming from the building on the way back from a medical call, according to officials.

Crews responded to the building around 7:30 a.m. where they put out the fire, which began on the first floor and spread to the second story, officials told News4JAX. No injuries were reported.

The fire damaged the back of the building but isn’t expected to be a total loss.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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