Two-Alarm Fire Takes Down House of Worship in Oxon Hill

OXON HILL, Va. (CBSDC) – A church is now in ruins after a two-alarm fire in Prince George’s County Tuesday.

Firefighters responded to a fire at First Wesleyan Church in the 1800 block of Iverson Street in Oxon Hill just before 8 a.m.

An official says there was heavy fire on the interior and the exterior of the roof of the one-story church when they arrived, causing them to signal a second alarm.

It took firefighters approximately 25 minutes to extinguish the fire that caused nearly $100,000 in damages.

No one was injured.

 

The charred remains of a church in Oxon Hill after a blazing fire. (Credit: Prince George's County Fire)

The charred remains of a church in Oxon Hill after a blazing fire. (Credit: Prince George’s County Fire)

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