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RUFFSDALE, Pa. (KDKA) — A fire burned the Christ Reformed Church in Ruffsdale, around 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

The steeple is reported to have water damage to its sanctuary, and part of the ceiling collapsed.

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(Photo Credit: Lloyd Crago of the Youngwood Fire Department)

The church pastor, Reverend Dennis Kletzing, says he is hopeful that insurance will cover the damages from the fire.

A firefighter was taken to the hospital after a ladder fell on him, causing him to break two fingers.

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