Fire at Juneau church investigated as arson


by Your Alaska Link News Team

A Juneau church fire that was deemed suspicious is now being investigated as arson.

Reports say that the fire at Chapel by the Lake cost about $4,000 in damages.

Firefighters responded to a report of smoke at the church on Auke Lake Way early Tuesday morning after a security guard found the smoldering fire in the sanctuary pulpit.

There were no injuries and no immediate suspects.

Juneau police and the Capital City Fire Marshal's Office are investigating the fire.

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