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      Sunday morning church fire "intentionally set"

      Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgins says that the fire occurred at 5:36 AM Sunday morning and destroyed the 50-year-old church in Cochran. / Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's office

      According to a press release issued by the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner's office, fire investigators have determined that an early morning fire at the St. James Methodist Church in Bleckley County was intentionally set.

      Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgins says that the fire occurred at 5:36 AM Sunday morning and destroyed the 50-year-old church in Cochran.

      If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call the Arson Hotline at 1-800-282-5804. Rewards of up to $10,000 are given and callers can choose to remain anonymous.

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