After massive fire damages West Virginia church, Bibles and cross found untouched

A massive fire nearly destroyed a church in West Virginia in the middle of the night, but whlie digging through the rubble the next morning, firefighters made a discovery that some people call miraculous. At about 1 a.m. The Coal City Fire Department was dispatched in Grandview, West Virginia on Sunday to assist in a fire at the Freedom Ministries Church. Even though the odds were against them, God was not.

“Picture this, a building so hot that at one point in time, firefighters had to back out,” the fire department wrote on Facebook. “In your mind, everything should be burned, ashes. Not a single bible was burned and not a single cross was harmed!! Not a single firefighter was hurt!”

On March 3 around 12:58am our department was dispatched to assist Beaver VFD with a structure fire at the Freedom…

Posted by Coal City Fire Department on Sunday, March 3, 2019

The fire department posted several photos of Bibles still perfectly intact. A nearly-unscathed cross hung neatly against the wall. The department said they made the discoveries on Sunday while searching through the rubble. “Prayers for the pastor and the congregation today,” they said.

The Beaver, Ghent, Mabscott and Coal City Volunteer Fire Departments all fought the blaze, WVNS-TV reports. No injuries were reported and the cause of the fire is still unclear and under investigation.

Share on Facebook