HOUSTON -

A fire broke out Friday afternoon in the basement a downtown Houston church.

The incident happened shortly after noon at Trinity Lutheran Church on Houston Avenue and Decatur. The Houston Fire Department says a transformer caught fire in the church basement.

From Sky 2 aerials, thick black smoke could be seen pouring out from a hole in the pavement next to the church building.

No word yet on how the fire started.

There are no reports of injuries.