Church Damaged by Fire

Contact: John Robison, State Fire Marshal


A Saturday afternoon fire at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Robertsdale has been ruled accidental.

The fire, reported to the Robertsdale Fire Department around 2:00 PM, resulted in major damage to the church located at 18878 East Silver Hill Avenue.

An investigation by the Robertsdale Fire Department and the Alabama State Fire Marshals Office revealed the fire originated in the main heating equipment room of the church. The cause of the fire was the electrical service entrance to the heating equipment.