Roof collapse at Rahway church during Easter Sunday service injures several

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RAHWAY, N.J. (PIX11) -- Several people were injured when the roof of a church collapsed Sunday during an Easter Sunday service.

Fire officials say the collapse happened at the Korean Union United Methodist Church at 446 West Grand Ave. around 1:20 p.m. Congregants were reportedly singing when they heard a cracking sound from above. Debris then came tumbling down.

The injured people were reportedly members of a separate congregation that was renting space at the church.

The church was evacuated but authorities say many people stayed at the scene.

One person was seriously injured and about a dozen others had minor injuries. Officials say none of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

The cause of the collapse is still under investigation.

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