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Authorities determine the cause of a fire at a Yankton church

Yankton, SD (KTIV) - A new development in a weekend fire that did two-million dollars damage to a Yankton church.

The South Dakota Fire Marshal's Office has determined the blaze was intentionally set.

That fire broke out at St. John's Lutheran Church around 3:00 am Saturday.

Some 65 firefighters from four communities battled the flames.

Authorities say the damage was caused by what they are calling a "nonaccidental incendiary fire."

The fire is under investigation by Yankton Police Department, The A-T-F, the South Dakota Fire Marshal's Office and the Yankton Fire Department.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to contact the Yankton Police Department at(605) 668-5120 or Crimestoppers at (605) 665-4440.

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