Sagrada Familia Arson
April 19, 2011 by staff
A man described as “disturbed” in the vault of the nave of the church in the region at 10:45 am started the fire. A number of firefighters and firefighting teams rushed to the scene and took three quarters of an hour to douse the flames and smoke of lucidity.
According to the Mayor of Barcelona, Jordi Hereu, the city has suffered no damage to the formation of the crypt and no one was hurt in the incident. One person had to be treated for the effects of smoke inhalation, but otherwise everyone in the vicinity at the time of the fire unscathed.
Visits to the Basilica were arrested this morning, but the church will reopen as normal this morning, but obviously do not have access to the crypt will be allowed.
Man arrested for alleged arson attack, 65 years old, Jose Mar? LS have a criminal record for theft. Apparently, he used a number of lighters to set fire to the church ceremonial clothing stored in the sacristy, the creation of a small fire that generated a lot of smoke. Although the city was no structural damage as a result of fire, the vestry has been severely burned.
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