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Storms blamed for church fire, collapsed roof

A fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ballston Center Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church on Middle Line Road. The Burnt Hills Fire Department responded and brought the flames under control.
A fire broke out around 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Ballston Center Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church on Middle Line Road. The Burnt Hills Fire Department responded and brought the flames under control.
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Wednesday severe weather left one woman trapped by a fallen roof and a church scarred by lightning. Warm, humid air from the southern Plains and Deep South wafted over the Great Lakes, clashing with cool air and sparking storms that caused widespread power outages and threatened the region with more lightning and rain Thursday night. The end of the unseasonably hot weather is expected today, according to the National Weather Service, and lead to high ...


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charlesroberts53
September 12, 2013
4:25 p.m.

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I want to add that there were several other fire companies who were involved in this effort and we appreciate ALL of them, including Eagle-Matt-Lee and Union in Ballston Spa, Burnt Hills, Charlton, and any others who participated...thanks to you all!
---Rev Dr Charles H Roberts, Pastor
Ballston Center Presbyterian Church

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