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Church funeral evacuated due to fire

A funeral in Escambia County was evacuated after an electrical box catches fire.

A deacon tells Channel 3 News that almost 400 people got out of the Mount Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church safely.
   
The church is on North "T" Street.
A deacon says he did use a fire extinguisher on the fire but could not get the fire out.
   
Fire fighters were called to the church just after eleven this morning.
No word on how much damage was done to the church.