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Church News: Paradise Camp Fire hits Latter-day Saint families hard, destroys Church meetinghouses

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Flames consume a car and building as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

Flames consume a car and building as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

Noah Berger, Associated Press

Bishop Robert Harrison was commuting from his Paradise, California, home Thursday morning when a spiritual urge he couldn’t ignore hit hard.

“I had several promptings to turn around; turn around and go back,” he said Friday.

The wildfire that would eventually consume much of Paradise, destroy two of Bishop Harrison’s homes and incinerate the Latter-day Saint meetinghouses he loved seemed far off at that initial moment of inspiration.

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