DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Smoke poured out of a historic church in Lexington Monday afternoon.
Firefighters responded to the fire at Jersey Baptist Church in Lexington around 12:20 p.m.
Officials say the fire was contained to the steeple and believe it started by a lightning strike.
No one was injured.
Firefighters are working to remove metal from the steeple.
Jersey Baptist has been a staple in the Lexington community since 1842.