SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio firefighters responded to a fire at a church on the city's Southeast Side early Sunday morning.
The fire broke out around 5 a.m. at the Highland Hills Baptist Church, not far from the intersection of East Southcross and Goliad when a storage room started smoking near a classroom area.
Firefighters responded quickly to put the fire out, but the fire did end up causing nearly $40,000 worth of damage.
#UPDATE Investigators here on the scene of the church fire tell me the blaze appears to be accidental, possibly a candle left on a Shelf pic.twitter.com/wgDqE8eMLP — KSAT Max Massey (@MaxMasseyTV) December 9, 2018
Investigators said the fire was accidental, perhaps caused by a candle left out overnight.
Nobody was injured in the fire.
#BreakingNews @SATXFire is responding to a fire at the Highland Hills Baptist Church. Blaze started in a storage room in the classroom portion of the building. No injuries reported, no one in building at the time of the fire. pic.twitter.com/6CWzuoHjhp — KSAT Max Massey (@MaxMasseyTV) December 9, 2018
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