Officials Probe Cause of Early Morning Church Fire

(Photo Courtesy: Barry Digman)

Because the fire took place at a church, ATF and the FBI will be working with the San Juan County Fire Investigation Task Force, which is comprised of representatives from FFD, county fire and Farmington Police Department, on the investigation.

From Farmington Fire Department:

June 1, 2019

The Farmington Fire Department is investigating a fire at a local church that started early this morning. Fire was dispatched around 4:00 a.m. to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints on Apache and Auburn. Crews from FFD and the San Juan County Fire Department were able to extinguish the fire in approximately 2 hours. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Because the fire took place at a church, ATF and the FBI will be working with the San Juan County Fire Investigation Task Force, which is comprised of representatives from FFD, county fire and Farmington Police Department, on the investigation. The building sustained substantial smoke and fire damage. No one was injured during the incident.

 

Additional details will be released as they become available. 

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