03/12/2012 08:37 EDT | Updated 05/12/2012 05:12 EDT

Fire spares historic St. James Church

No one was hurt in an early-morning fire that broke out at St. James United Church in downtown Montreal Monday.

The fire broke out just after 4 a.m. and was extinguished by the church's sprinkler system.

About 20 firefighters were sent to the church.

It's not clear what started the fire.