WAKEFIELD, Mass. – A historic Wakefield church went up in flames Tuesday night.
The First Baptist Church suffered an apparent lightning strike during the severe weather moving across Massachusetts.
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Crews began dismantling the remnants of the historic landmark in the rain Wednesday morning.
The 150-year-old building will now be torn down completely.
Just one painting hanging in the front entrance of the church was left behind, nearly untouched.