Tualatin church damaged in fire

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TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) -- Crews are responding to an early-morning blaze at a Tualatin church.

The fire broke out after 3 a.m. at the Living Savior Lutheran Church. The blaze began in a small area in back of the church, said Pete Scott, a spokesman for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue. The structure has heavy smoke and water damage.

Scott said firefighters were trying to save the church sanctuary.