US 42 reopens after Delaware Co. church fire

DELAWARE, OH (WCMH)– ODOT says the road has reopened after a reported church fire in Delaware County.

According to ODOT, US 42 north, or Lake Street, was down to one lane between state Route 37 and Horseshoe Road because of a fire at the Church of God.

According to church members, the fire may have started in the back where the furnace is located, and the building did suffer some smoke damage.

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Firefighters are blocking the roadway while crews work to clean up the scene.

The roadway reopened shortly before noon.

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