CHRISTIAN BREAKING NEWS: Engaging Heaven Church New London, New London, Connecticut | Historic First Congregational Church Building Roof COLLAPSES | NO ONE INJURED [#ChurchRoofCollapse #NewLondonChurch #EngagingHeavenChurch #HistoricChurch]
LINK TO UPDATE ON CHURCH FACEBOOK PAGE: https://www.facebook.com/engagingheavenchurch/posts/774625834700130
At this time we are letting New London’s finest do what they do best as they assess the situation. They are some of the best around. They are making sure the area is safe and secure. We are grateful no one was hurt.
The building is destroyed. The Church is thriving and strong. We trust in an unshakable God!
We appreciate the love, prayers and support from around the country! ❤️
The roof of a historic church in New London collapsed Thursday afternoon, leaving a gaping hole in the structure.
The fall occurred at the former First Congregational Church on 66 Union Street, next to the New London Probate Court and City Hall.
It was sold in 2015 to the Engaging Heaven Church New London.
They announced on their Facebook page that everyone had been accounted for and that there were no casualties.
Witnesses claimed the collapse occurred at 1:30 AM ET and emergency services reacted promptly, advising people to stay away from the scene.
This was confirmed during a 5 PM ET press conference with New London Mayor Michael Passero.
Passero stated that firefighters are anticipated to remain on the scene all night.
State and municipal building inspectors were assessing the wreckage and surviving structure to decide their next steps.
Before personnel can conduct a closer inspection of the structure, officials will need to assess its current safety.
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