Damage estimated at $1 million following church fire

Cause is still under investigation

ANDALE, Kan. - Fire investigators are still working to determine what sparked the fire Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Andale.

Officials say the cause appears to be lightning, but they are still looking for the exact cause.  Damage is estimated at $1 million to the church.

However, the Sedgwick County Fire Department says crews were able to save the historic church.  Crews are still on scene to monitor the building and to continue their investigation.

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