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Brush fire spreads to LDS church in California, two firefighters injured

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Posted at 9:42 AM, Jul 08, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-08 11:58:46-04

GLASSELL PARK, Calif. - A brush fire spread to engulf a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in California.

Officials said two firefighters were hurt while fighting the flames Tuesday afternoon.

California LDS church fire

California LDS church fire

A group of more than 100 fire crews worked to keep the flames to the attic of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but the roof collapsed.

According to KTLA, the church had significant damage to the kitchen and most of the classrooms are a total loss.

Authorities said the injured fire crews are in good condition Wednesday.

According to KTLA, the Glassell Park meetinghouse of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has more than 400 members and is 25 years old.

Church staff told the Fire Department no one was inside at the time of the fire.