A fire at Trinity United Church has completed gutted the original church hall.
The blaze broke out on the rooftop and spread across the roof around 2:00 pm yesterday afternoon.
Creston Fire and Rescue Assistant Fire Chief, Jared Riel says the damage is extensive.
Riel says the recently acquired ladder truck was used for the first time at a structure fire and helped immensely.
A total of 36 firefighters from Creston Fire and Rescue, Canyon-Lister and Wynndel-Lakeview fire departments responded.
An initial investigation reveals the cause is not suspicious.