Early morning fire rips through abandoned building in Moline

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UPDATE: Officials say the fire started around 3:30 a.m. in the basement.

No one was inside at the time.

The damage is estimated at around $30,000-$40,000.

Surrounding streets were blocked off as crews cleared the scene.

EARLIER UPDATE: Firefighters spent the early hours this morning battling flames at an abandoned church in Moline. We were first on the scene as crews were spraying water through shattered stained glass windows.

We spoke to a Moline police officer who says they don’t know what caused the fire at this time. We will be reaching out to the Moline fire department throughout the morning as we work to get more details.

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