Feds Investigate Geneva Church Fire

Geneva Police believe the fire's cause was suspicious

By Mitchell Grogg
|  Thursday, Jun 21, 2012  |  Updated 2:06 PM CDT
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Feds Investigate Geneva Church Fire

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Federal officials were called in to investigate a fire at a Geneva church that police called suspicious.

Police and fire crews responded to the blaze at First Baptist Church's west campus around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.

Police have not disclosed a possible cause for the fire, the Sun-Times reported. The blaze damaged some of the church's siding.

The investigation has been turned over to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives because the fire involved a church.

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