Monday night at around 8:45 PM the Manchester Fire Department received a report of a structure fire at 407 S Spring St, the location of Bible Church. Fire crews responded along with Manchester Police.
Firemen arrived on scene and were met with heavy black smoke in the rear of the church. Crews deployed attack lines and began attacking the fire in the classroom area of the church. Crews got a quick knockdown on the fire inside at the back part of the church. As more personnel arrived on scene, crews began a search of the upstairs apartment for any fire extension and ventilated the second floor.
Crews also assisted the resident with obtaining items from upstairs.
SERV Pro was contacted to board up the damaged area of the church to keep it secure.
On scene crews received great support from Coffee County Communications Center, EMS, Tullahoma Fire Rescue and Manchester PD personnel. They also received assistance from Duck River Electric. Cause of the fire is unknown and is currently under investigation.