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The burned facade of the St. John's Lutheran Church Saturday at the Bonanzaville pioneer village west of West Fargo. Photo by Nick Wagner/The Forum

UPDATE: Fire damages historic Bonanzaville church

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WEST FARGO — Fire damaged the historic St. John’s Lutheran Church at the Bonanzaville pioneer village here Saturday morning.

The fire damaged the front of the wooden building, its steeple and one of the pews inside.


West Fargo firefighters responded to two calls about smoke and fire on the church’s west side around 4:30 a.m., said West Fargo Fire Chief Roy Schatschneider.

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