NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A massive fire has burned through a church in Queens that has stood for more than half a century.

The blaze broke out at St. Pius X Roman Catholic Church on 148th Avenue in Rosedale Sunday evening

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Thick black smoke could be seen billowing from the back of the building just after 5 p.m.

Fire breaks out at St. Pius X church in Queens on June 16, 2019. (Credit: Citizen App)

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Firefighters told CBS2 they were able to get the fire under control about an hour later.

There are no reported injuries, but the extent of the damage is still unclear.

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Authorities are investigating what started the blaze.