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Tucker church evacuated due to small fire during service

2:23 PM, Nov 10, 2013   |    comments
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TUCKER, Ga. -- Authorities are investigating a small fire at a church on the 1600 block of Lawrenceville Highway. 

The incident happened at the Korean First Presbyterian Church around noon. 

According to Gwinnett County Fire, the fire broke out in the worship hall, an auxiliary section of the church and it was quickly contained and extinguished. 

Church-goers were evacuated but were allowed to enter the sanctuary to continue church service, soon after. No injuries were reported and there is minimal structural damage.

Authorities are conducting a search into the cause of the fire and are evaluating the property. Arson investigators are also also investigating this incident. 

Further information will be released as it becomes availible. 


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