Updated: December 11, 2017


A LOCAL CHURCH IN LINCOLN COUNTY IS DEEMED A TOTAL LOSS AFTER A FIRE SUNDAY EVENING. ACCORDING TO MEDIA SOURCES, EMERGENCY PERSONNEL FROM THREE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS WERE CALLED TO THE LINCOLN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN FAYETTEVILLE. FIREFIGHTERS BATTLED THE FLAMES FROM INSIDE THE STRUCTURE UNTIL THE ROOF STARTED TO COLLAPSE. NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. NO ONE WAS AT THE CHURCH AT THE TIME OF THE FIRE AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. AUTHORITIES WILL CONTINUE TO INVESTIGATE TO DETERMINE CAUSE.