Church Catches Fire in Ladera Heights - NBC Southern California

Church Catches Fire in Ladera Heights

The cause of the fire is not immediatly known.

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    Blaze at St. Mary's Ethiopian Orthodox Church

    The fire began in the rear of the church early Saturday morning. (Published Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011)

    Fire damaged a Ladera Heights church Saturday morning.

    The blaze at St. Mary's Ethiopian Orthodox Church at 5707 Shenandoah Ave. was reported at 2:29 a.m., Los Angeles County fire dipatcher Ed Pickett said.

    "A knockdown was called at 2:54 a.m., and there were no injuries," Pickett said.

    The fire apparently started in the rear of the church.

    Culver City firefighters assisted county crews, according to a videographer at the scene. How the fire started was not immediately known.