Police call Skegness Church Fire Arson

Country: United Kingdom

Date of incident: March 5, 2019

St. Matthew's Church was badly damaged by a fire in the early morning hours of March 5th. The Lincolnshire police said it was intentionally set and treated it as an arson investigation. It appears the fire began in the shed adjacent to the church, and was one of several fires set in the town that evening.

There was significant smoke damage inside the church, as well as heat damage to the exterior and broken windows, according to the reverend of the church.

Source: Lincolnshire Live