Grace Church catches fire, Granger Christian School closes in response

GRANGER, Ind. -- Firefighters received a fire alarm notification at 5:42 a.m. on Monday from Grace Church on Gumwood Road, according to the Clay Fire Department.

Upon arriving on the scene, officials noticed a fire within the church and reported smoke throughout the building.

According to the Clay Fire Department, no people were inside.

While the two buildings are not attached, Granger Church is directly adjacent to Granger Christian School.

Granger Christian School staff made the decision to cancel school for the day, as they were unsure how long it would take for the church fire to be contained.

The fire has been extinguished, but remains under investigation by the Clay Fire Department.

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