Fire damages abandoned Fyzabad church

Police at a crime scene. - File photo
Police at a crime scene. - File photo

FYZABAD police are investigating a fire which damaged an abandoned Pentecostal church in the district.

Around 8.50 pm on Friday, resident Dona Taylor, of Du Barry Trace, Delhi Road, Fyzabad, told police the church was on fire.

PCs Cummings, Jagoo and Ramsingh, along with officers from the Siparia Fire Station, under Fire Station Officer Samuel, put out the blaze.

Taylor told the police the building had been abandoned for close to 30 years and did not have electricity. The two-storey concrete and wooden structure was overgrown with grass.

Police believe the fire was set by a homeless person.

PC Cummings is continuing enquiries.

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