Smoke billows from Tremont church during major fire

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) – Cleveland firefighters are on the scene Tuesday of a historic church on fire in the Tremont neighborhood.

The fire started around 4:30 pm at St. Theodosius Orthodox Cathedral on Starkweather Avenue.

At one point, according to the department, firefighters requested twice as much equipment on the scene to fight the fire.

The Cleveland Division of Fire said there are no known injuries at this time and the cause is under investigation.

The church was featured in the 1970s film ‘The Deer Hunter’.

According to its website, the land was consecrated in 1912.

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