St. Alphonsus in Greendale Causes $200,000 in Damages.

The fire started just after midnight following a 10 p.m. Mass on Saturday night.

A fire that broke out early Christmas morning at , damaging the building and forcing the church to cancel its scheduled Masses on Sunday caused $200,000 in damages.

The church held a Mass at 10 p.m. on Saturday night. The fire started at around 12:25 a.m. 

No injuries are reported in the fire. 

The fire started in the parish school and "extensive" smoke damage to the church, according to a press release from Greendale police.

The State Fire Marshall and have not yet determined the cause. 

Other fire departments sent equipment and personnel to assist in the fire —Greenfield, Franklin, Hales Corners, South Milwaukee, New Berlin, Tess Corners, Wauwatosa, 128thAir Refueling Wing and Cudahy. 

Jason Dembosky December 25, 2011 at 05:39 PM
Channel 12's segment: http://youtu.be/2auabVl0e4c
Dustin Block December 25, 2011 at 05:51 PM
Thanks, Jason
Frances Ziegler December 26, 2011 at 02:09 PM
I enjoyed the Choir video. My heart and prayers go out to St. Al's parishioners; and that you will be able to hold services at St. Al's soon. God works in mysterious ways. God Bless you.
C. Stelter December 26, 2011 at 03:00 PM
Thanks for posting the video.


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