Bowen Indian Baptist Church in north Tulsa burns, fire investigator believe arson to be the cause

TULSA - A fire at a north Tulsa church has been ruled arson.

Tulsa Fire Department spokesman Stan May says investigators are searching for three suspects in connection with the blaze that burned Bowen Indian Baptist Church at 1515 E. Independence.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m.

Officials on the scene say the church was abandoned and no one was injured.

This isn't the first time the church was set on fire.  Bowen Baptist was the scene of an arson in January 2009.  A 16-year-old suspect was arrested in that case.

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