Gary church fire at God's House of Prayer ruled arson

Officials say a fire that destroyed a Gary, Ind., church and neighboring building may be suspicious.
December 17, 2013 6:47:43 AM PST
A fire that destroyed a church in Gary earlier In November has been ruled an arson.

God's House of Prayer church was gutted by the fire on December 4.

The storefront church was housed in a building that was mostly vacant.

The pastor of that church told Eyewitness News that homeless people often occupied the vacant parts of the building, and made fires to keep warm.