Firefighters extinguish fire in the roof at Sanctuary at St. Paul's

South Bend firefighters responded to the Sanctuary at St. Paul's on Ironwood Drive just after 1 p.m. Thursday.

A person thought they saw smoke and called firefighters.

Firefighters and South Bend Police arrived to the scene just after the call was received.

Firefighters located a small fire in the roof of the building. It was extinguished quickly, according to South Bend Fire.

A roofing company has been working on the roof. The fire department listed the ignition factor as a heating torch.

The fire is under investigation.

Damage on the building was estimated at $5,000.

ABC57 previously reported there was no fire in the building. We apologize for the error.

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