No one injured in fire that destroyed church in Decatur

Firefighters in DeKalb County responded to a blaze early Sunday that engulfed a Decatur church.

The department said it received a call around 1:30 a.m. about a fire at New Bethel Outreach Ministries on Columbia Woods Drive. When crews arrived, the building was in flames and smoke was heavy, DeKalb fire spokesman Capt. Jaeson Daniels said in an email.

The building was a total loss, Daniels said. No one was injured in the fire and the cause is under investigation, he said.