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By DAVID DOONAN
An East Roane County church burned overnight Saturday, and several firefighters were in the building when the roof collapsed.
According to East Roane County Volunteer Fire Company Assistant Chief
Michael Marney, firefighters received the call at approximately 12:55 a.m. Sunday morning.
The building was engulfed in flames that rose 50 feet above the roof when they arrived, fire officials said.
Fire companies from Loudon, Blair and Midtown assisted in extinguishing the blaze.
One firefighter suffered minor injuries in the roof collapse.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.