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Crosses, bibles found untouched after fire destroys West Virginia church

Posted at 9:06 AM, Mar 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-04 10:06:20-05

A fire in West Virginia destroyed a small church, but amazingly, some contents in the church were not lost.

Coal City firefighters say all of the bibles and the cross at Freedom Ministries Church in Daniels, W. Va., survived. Not one of them burned.

Firefighters say they do not know how the bibles were untouched due to the severity of the flames. They say the word of God looked untouched.

“Picture this, a building so hot that at one point in time, firefighters had to back out. In your mind, everything should be burned, ashes,” the department tweeted. “Not a single bible was burned and not a single cross was harmed!! Not a single firefighter was hurt!”

On March 3 around 12:58am the our department was dispatched to assist Beaver VFD with a structure fire at the Freedom…

Posted by Coal City Fire Department on Sunday, March 3, 2019

Daniels is about 70 miles southeast of Charleston.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.