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Fire department officials said the blaze apparently started in the basement. Fire crews had to retreat after discovering water pressure wasn't high enough to fight the flames. They ordered an evacuation and focused on protecting houses behind the church from after ensuring nobody was left in the building.
Firefighters salute the convoy of emergency vehicles that are carrying the remains of Justin Beebe, a "Hotshot" who was killed battling a wildfire near Great Basin National Park in Nevada, as his ashes return home to Bellows Falls, Vt., early Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (Kristopher Radder/Brattleboro Reformer via AP) See More Galleries