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Breaking News: Fire at Texas Church

One person was injured in a fire that engulfed Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Hostyn, Texas, Thursday morning which the local county sheriff’s department is saying appears to have been caused by a gas leak.

According to a press release from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers received calls of an explosion at the church just before 6:30 a.m. The church has 7:00 a.m. Mass on Thursdays.

According to KXAN, Fayette County Office of Emergency Management Chief Craig Moreau said that a woman was in the church lighting a candle when the explosion happened.

After responding to the scene of the fire, authorities discovered an elderly women with burns. She was immediately transferred to Dell-Seton Hospital in Austin, the press release says.

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