Orangeburg County church fire now under control

Firefighters have contained a blaze at Turkey Branch Baptist Church in Neeses. (Source: Richard Walker / T&D)
Firefighters have contained a blaze at Turkey Branch Baptist Church in Neeses. (Source: Richard Walker / T&D)

ORANGEBURG, SC (WCSC) - A fire broke out an Orangeburg County church Wednesday afternoon, but firefighters have it under control.

According to the Orangeburg Times and Democrat, firefighters contained the blaze which broke out at Turkey Branch Baptist Church on Silver Springs Road.

The fire burned a hole on one side of the roof, just off the main auditorium.

Nine fire departments responded to the fire.

Copyright WCSC 2011. All rights reserved. The Orangeburg Times & Democrat contributed to this report.