A massive fire tears Excel Church Worldwide in Conyers
Conyers, GA. (CBS46) – A congregation in Conyers is left with ashes after a devastating fire on Friday evening.
Excel Church Worldwide published several photos on its Facebook page showing the remains of the fire.
The emergency teams responded to 1151 Flat Shoals Road in Conyers with the church full of black smoke.
The fire teams carried out vertical ventilation on the roof while the 9 engine went inside to search for a fire. According to managers of the Rockdale County fire service, “a small fire was extinguished in the middle of the sanctuary, and on the second floor, another small fire was extinguished.
No reports of injuries or deaths there.
CBS46 News covered events at Excel Church Worldwide in the past.
In July, the church organized a food distribution event for families in need.
“It is a blessing to be able to serve our community in the midst of a pandemic where people are experiencing economic difficulties,” said Pastor K. Francis Smith, principal pastor of the Excel Church at CBS46 News.
A 2020 video shows a big Christmas party and a toy gift where children were allowed to take away as many toys as they could transport.
Members said they are normally preparing for food gifts the first of each month.
Rockdale County fire investigators also responded to the location and the cause of the fire is still the subject of an investigation.
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