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Demolition work done on historic Hattiesburg church after roof collapses

A track hoe begins demolishing part of the old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church after the building's roof collapsed Saturday night. A track hoe begins demolishing part of the old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church after the building's roof collapsed Saturday night.
HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) -

Demolition work was done Saturday night at a historic Hattiesburg church after part of its roof collapsed.

A track-hoe was called in to tear down the north wall and other parts of the old Antioch Missionary Baptist Church after a section of roof caved in after dark.  

The church, built in 1936, had not been occupied in three years.

The congregation built a new church across the street after they became concerned about structural issues at the old one.

No one was injured.

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