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Protecting houses of worship against arson

Federal authorities are going all out to educate churches and other houses of worship about the threat of arson they face. As part of that effort, the U.S. Fire Administration, a branch of FEMA, has designated May 7-13 as Arson Awareness Week, with a deliberate focus this year on church arson. “Arson against houses of …

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Fire destroys cabins at historic UMC campground; arson suspected

By Jessica Brodie S.C. United Methodist Advocate ROWESVILLE – A late-night fire destroyed more than a dozen rustic cabins at a historic religious campground March 10, many of them belonging to United Methodists. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the blaze that claimed 15 cabins – known as “tents” – at Cattle …

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