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La Crescenta church destroyed

Fire
Residents and neighbors watch as firefighters battle to contain a fire in a church. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
Christian Life Church
Firefighter battle to contain a fire at Christian Life Church at 3013 Montrose Avenue, appeared to have started in the attic. (Spencer Weiner / LAT)
Jesus Christ
Glendale firefighter and portrait of Jesus Christ in the charred foyer of Christian Life Assembly of God Church. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Church
A Glendale firefighter walks past ruins of Christian Life Assembly of God Church. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Assemblymembers
Christian Life Assembly of God Church member Rick Davis, center, weeps and puts his head on shoulder of fellow parishioner Ara Piranian, left, as they look at the ruins of their church with Khachatour Isagholi, right. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Damage
A Glendale firefighter walks through charred foyer of the church, which was destroyed Wednesday night in a fast-moving blaze. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Aftermath
A cross that once adorned the top of Christian Life Church is silhouetted against the morning sky. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
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