Owensboro church rebuilding after lightning strike - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Owensboro church rebuilding after lightning strike

OWENSBORO, KY (WFIE) -

First Christian Church is rising from the ashes after lightning burned it down in 2013.

Church officials say construction began three weeks ago on the new building.

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Right now, crews are excavating the site and will be pouring the foundation soon.

A house near the property has already been torn down for more parking spots.

The church is expected to be completed next year.

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