Suspected Arson at San Girolamo Church in Rimini
Date of incident: June 29, 2020
Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance
Attack against: Faith
Area of case: Private
On June 29th, firefighters were called to the San Girolamo Church in the city of Rimini shortly after 3:30 in the afternoon. A pedestrian reported smoke emanating from the storage room of the church building where old furniture and plastic chairs formed the basis for the fire. Fortunately, the firefighting team was able to quell the blaze. A forensics team investigated whether the fire had been intentionally set, noting that nothing indicated that short circuits or similar faults were the cause of the fire.
Source: Il Resto del Carlino