Fire damages Baptist church in Duplin County
Posted July 16
Warsaw, N.C. — Portions of a Baptist church in Duplin County were severely damaged Saturday night when flames engulfed the structure.
Around 9:30 p.m., firefighters responded to the First Baptist Church of Bowdens located at 179 First Baptist Church Road between Faison and Warsaw.
The fire, which officials believe to be storm-related, was extinguished, but the roof of the sanctuary is badly damaged.
No one was injured in the fire. The cause remains under investigation.