VIDEO: Lake Worth Methodist church fire investigated as arson


Arson is suspected in a fire that damaged Lakeside United Methodist Church in Lake Worth late Monday night, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto.


Crews were able to put out the fire quickly at the church on 12th Avenue South, Borroto said. The church office and phone line were destroyed. No injuries were reported.

Senior pastor David Branson said Christmas Eve services will still be held at 7 p.m. The church doubles as a polling place on election days.


Call Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-XXX-XXXX if you can help in the investigation.