Families within about a mile radius had to be evacuated. Some of the smoke has cleared, but the building has been destroyed. Most of the roof caved in during the fire.
Neighbors say they still can't believe it happened. People from all over the city are pitching in to help. Restaurants are bring water and food to firefighters. Even people from hospitals and schools are doing what they can.
The Red Cross is opening a shelter at the First Church of God at 6 pm.