Fire damages fellowship hall of Brandon church

Fire badly damaged New Media Testament Church of Brandon's fellowship hall Thursday evening.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue spokesperson Eric Seidel said no one was in the building at the time of the fire.

Crews got there just before 10 p.m. Thursday to find flames coming through the roof.

They said bystanders had been trying to put out the flames using a garden hose. One of them sustained minor injuries.

Seidel said a firefighter was outside of the structure and collapsed. He was taken to the hospital. His condition was unknown.

The cause of the fire was not known.