REDLANDS ( — Firefighters battled a blaze at a Redlands church Tuesday, authorities said.

The fire was reported shortly before 1 p.m. at Pathway Church located at 611 E. Cypress Avenue at Redlands Boulevard, according to a Redlands Fire Department spokesperson.

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Flames were seen rising from a section of the church’s roof before crews made quick work of the fire.

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The fire gutted classrooms in the church, according to reports.

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It wasn’t immediately known how the blaze began.