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Church destroyed by fire in North Las Vegas

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Steve Marcus

A view of the roof of the sanctuary after the Zion United Methodist Church was destroyed by fire early Tuesday morning in North Las Vegas, June 6, 2017.

Updated Tuesday, June 6, 2017 | 9:37 a.m.

North Las Vegas Church Destroyed in Fire

Firefighters stand outside the Zion United Methodist Church after a fire early Tuesday morning in North Las Vegas, June 6, 2017. Launch slideshow »

A North Las Vegas church has been destroyed in a fire.

Firefighters were called at about 1 a.m. Tuesday to Zion United Methodist Church. The church was engulfed in flames when they arrived.

The North Las Vegas Fire Department states part of the building collapsed, but nobody was injured in the fire.

Church representative Charlie Blake says this is the 100th year it has been open.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the fire, as well as Clark County and Las Vegas fire departments.