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Legacy Church, formerly Eastside Baptist Church, burned Sunday morning, December 12, 2021.  The fire call came in around 4:30 AM.

The sanctuary of the church was no longer in use.  Church events were held in the fellowship hall.  Eastside Baptist Church was built in the 1950s.  The church provide a spiritual hub for the community for years.  Following the closing of the church a few years ago, Overflow Church sponsored a satellite  church know as Legacy in the Eastside Church building.

A special thank you to the Magee Fire Department and Magee Police Department for their quick response.  Entergy, as well as the fire and police department, are still on scene.


The two story building continue to burn.
The Magee Fire Department ladder truck proved to be an important tool .



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  1. Has a cause of the fire been determined? My Father pastored ESBC in the mid-70’s. Coincidentally, I drove through Magee, en route to Jackson, the day after the fire. I stopped by to observe the still-smoldering ruins.
    Gary Nichols, Milton FL


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