‘Suspicious’ Hopewell church fire under investigation

Hopewell Church Fire

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Officials said they are investigating after a fire broke out at a church in Hopewell Friday night.

Fire crews were called to the Hopewell Church of the Nazarene around 10:40 p.m. off Smithfield Avenue.

(Source: Hopewell Fire Department)
(Source: Hopewell Fire Department)

Firefighters got the fire under control around 1 a.m. on Saturday.

No one was inside the church.

Officials said they are investigating the cause of the fire and it is being called “suspicious."

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