Fire investigated at black church
Federal and state investigators are looking into a fire that destroyed a predominantly black church in Warrenville.
Local news outlets reported that the fire destroyed the Glover Grove Missionary Baptist Church on Friday morning.
Aiken County sheriff ’s deputies and agents from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the FBI are looking into the fire.
Capt. Eric Abdullah, spokesman for the Aiken County Sheriff ’s Office, said no cause has been determined, and his office has given the case to investigators from the state agency.
Recent arson fires have caused damage to predominantly black churches in Charlotte, N.C., and Macon, Ga., officials say.