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West Covina church damaged by fire

A church in West Covina was damaged by fire Tuesday.

West Covina and Los Angeles County firefighters responded to the blaze at Union Evangelical Church on North Lark Ellen Avenue shortly after 5 a.m., authorities said. The flames were extinguished a little more than an hour later.

The cause of the single-story fire is under investigation, and no estimate of damage was immediately available. Authorities could not immediately say if anyone was injured.


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Photo:  A West Covina firefighter works inside the Union Evangelical Church in West Covina. Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times

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