Exclusive Photos Show Devastation From Church Fire

Pews covered in ashen debris. Soaring arches charred black. Daylight pouring in where a roof once stood. These are just a few of the signs of destruction depicted in photos obtained exclusively by NBC 4 New York from inside First Presbyterian Church hours after a intense blaze gutted the 146-year-old Victorian Gothic structure in Englewood, New Jersey. glewood, NJ left this church in devastating condition.

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The inside of the church is covered with burnt wood and debris. Above, the wooded roof is open to the sky and the structure barely stands.
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Water streams down as burned wooden beams lay on the pews. The church's brick walls and wooden pillars are visibly blackened and electrical wires hang from the ceiling.
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Bits of the church's wall have been torn away, the pew seat cushions are destroyed, and the floor is laden with pieces of the ceiling.
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These massive pillars still stand despite the church's crumbling interior and exterior.
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A shot through one of the church's shattered windows, looking into the fire damage.
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A firefighter kneels amid the devastating remains, burnt rubble surrounds him and light pours in a shattered stain glass window.
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