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ONLINE DOCUMENT: STATE-BY-STATE LIST OF CHURCH FIRES

Records of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms show 123 separate cases of church arson in 27 states during the past five years.

This is a state-by-state breakdown:Alabama 5, Arkansas 1, Arizona 1, California 3, Colorado 1, Deleware 1, Florida 36, Georgia 2, Illinois 2, Kentucky 2, Louisiana 8, Massachusetts 2, Maryland 1, Mississippi 3, Montana 1, North Carolina 1, New Mexico 4, New York 11, Ohio 1, Oklahoma 1, Pennsylvania 2, South Carolina 9, Tennessee 7, Texas 9, Utah 1, Virginia 3, Washington 5.

(Note: All fires date since October 1, 1991, except for 14 of the Florida fires which occurred earlier in the same year.)