Firefighters in Howland responded to a fire at a church just before 2 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

It happened at Living Lord Lutheran Church, when the outside of the building caught fire.

A few people were inside, but got out safely.

Crews from the Howland Fire Department told 21 News that the damage to the building was superficial. A cause has not been determined at this time.

The damage from the fire will not affect church services.