Austin church suffers thousands in damage from Sunday fire

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin church has thousands of dollars worth of damage after a fire Sunday morning. 

Firefighters responded to Milwood Baptist Church at 12217 Cassady Dr. just after 8 a.m. The church is west of Mopac approaching Parmer Lane. 

A spokesperson with the department said the fire started on the third floor of the church in the HVAC closet and was caused by a malfunction. No one was injured. 

The cost of damage is estimated at $50,000 for the structure and $20,000 in contents.

Church services were delayed and it’s unknown if they were actually able to hold them.

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