Police Investigate Church Arson in Saint-Amand-sur-Sèvre

Country: France

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