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Two fires at Toledo churches in two days

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Fire investigators are now looking into how two separate fires started in two Toledo churches.

Friday morning, St. Mark Baptist Church went up in flames, destroying the 111-year-old building.

Saturday morning, the building that formerly housed Braden United Methodist Church caught fire.

Arson investigators are now once again combing through a building to search for evidence of possible foul play.

The latest fire, at 213 Lawrence, was not as destructive as the first.

Toledo firefighters found heavy smoke billowing from the steeple around 7:40 a.m. They also found the front door to the church unlocked.

No one was inside and no one was hurt. Not much damage is visible from the outside, but repairs are estimated to be $100,000.

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