Fire destroys Fort Worth church

A Fort Worth church was heavily damaged by fire Tuesday night.

It happened at the St. Jude Missionary Baptist Church on East Loop 820 in southeast Fort Worth. No one was inside the building when the fire started.

“It hurts. It hurts,” said Pastor Isaac McKenzie. “The fire department salvaged some of it so we’ll have to go from there.”

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Pastor McKenzie said he will be looking for a temporary home but pledged to rebuild the church.