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Cross Lights Malfunction at Philadelphia Church Causing Fire

Fire broke out overnight at a Philadelphia church leaving a haze of smoke.

The fire broke out around 2 a.m. at Holy Innocent’s Saint Paul Church at Torresdale and Tyson avenues in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia.

Firefighters arrived to find a light haze of smoke inside the church, said firefighters on scene.

It appeared a lighting system for a cross outside malfunctioned causing a small electrical fire that crews extinguished, said firefighters.

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