Bibles, crosses left untouched in massive church fire

Bibles, crosses left untouched in massive church fire
Every bible and cross in this church fire was untouched by the flames. (Source: Coal City Fire Department)

GRANDVIEW, WV (WAVE) - A massive church fire in West Virginia left only ashes and rubble, until an untouched bible was found, and then another, and then another.

The Coal City Fire Department was dispatched to a church fire just before 1 a.m. on March 3. When crews arrived, they found Freedom Ministries Church, located in Grandview, West Virginia, engulfed in flames.

The department posted on its Facebook page that the fire was “so hot that at one point in time, firefighters had to back out.”

The bibles were all untouched by the fire.
The bibles were all untouched by the fire. (Source: Coal City Fire Department)

The department says everything should have burned to ashes, including the bibles and crosses. But, not a single bible was touched by the fire. The crosses suffered only smoke damage.

No firefighters were injured in the fire.

The Facebook post, seen below, has been shared more than 38,000 times.

On March 3 around 12:58am 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

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