Police: 1 dead after overnight church fire in Riverdale


    Police: 1 dead after overnight church fire in Riverdale. (Photo: PGFD)

    Prince George's County Police are currently investigating an overnight fire at a church in Riverdale that happened on Saturday.

    Authorities say just before 2:30 a.m., a fire broke out at the Celestial Church of Christ -- just off 5804 Roanoke Avenue in Riverdale.

    Prince George's Fire Department battled the fire for 30 minutes before it was completely extinguished. During the investigation, it was discovered that one person was found dead inside.

    The investigation regarding the fire is on-going. No further details have been released at this time.


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