Large Fire Erupts at Melbourne Church

A church in the Melbourne suburb of South Yarra, Australia, caught fire early on the morning of May 12, prompting authorities to issue warnings for nearby residents.

The fire broke out on Punt Road and engulfed a church at Christ Church Grammar School on Thursday, according to local reports.

Emergency Management Victoria issued a watch and act for areas surrounding the blaze, urging residents to stay indoors and to be aware of flying embers.

The fire was brought under control at around 8 am local time.

This footage uploaded to Twitter shows the church engulfed in flames, as firefighters battled the blaze. Credit: Anonymous via Storyful

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