Police Investigate Church Arson in Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre
Date of incident: August 24, 2019
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
Criminal investigators were brought on the scene after a suspicious fire began in the wooden library of the Saint-Amand church in Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre on August 24th. The fire was brought under control by the gendarmes of the community of brigades (COB) of Cerizay-Mauléon dispatched to the site. Sixteen firefighters were also present as well as a team from Gérédis who cut off the electrical power to the building.
Source: La Nouvelle République