CLINTON — The fire department hadn’t used as much water to fight a fire since an elevator blaze in the 1980s, commissioner Dan Ballenger said about Tuesday’s fire that destroyed the Assembly of God church sanctuary.
Water department supervisor Lloyd Francis reported the information to Ballenger. The department is able to monitor water usage live through its computer system.
Tuesday’s fire call went out at about 8 a.m. Smoke was showing primarily from the center of the church’s sanctuary but also was coming through all of the building’s eave vents.
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