State Fire Marshal’s Office investigating LaPlace church fire

State Fire Marshal’s Office investigating LaPlace church fire
The St. John Fire Department responded to the Greater Morning Star Baptist Church, located in the 1000 block of Balsam Street, just before 6:30 a.m. on Jan. 9 (Source: Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal)

LAPLACE (WVUE) -Louisiana State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating a church fire in LaPlace Saturday morning.

The St. John Fire Department responded to the Greater Morning Star Baptist Church in the 1000 block of Balsam Street around 6:30 a.m.

The church was not occupied at the time of the fire.

The investigation is active and ongoing.

More information will be released as it becomes available.

NEWS ALERT- State Fire Marshal deputies are investigating a church fire in LaPlace this morning. The St. John Fire...

Posted by Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal on Saturday, January 9, 2021

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