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Fire at the Former St. Francis of Assisi Church in Germantown, Philadelphia

GERMANTOWN - November 26, 2013 (WPVI) -- The Philadelphia Fire Department has been called to a church fire in Germantown.

 The fire broke out around 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Victory Community Church, formerly St. Francis of Assisi, on the 4800 block of Greene Street.

Officials say Victory Community Church is leasing the building from the Archdiocese.

 Neighbors tell Action News there have been a lot of break-ins in the building lately.

 The fire was place under control around 10:20 p.m.

No injuries have been reported.

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How sad for the residents of the neighborhood and those for whom St. Francis Church held so many consoling memories. The treasures we were able to obtain from St. Francis' Church are even more meaningful.