Suspected Arson at San Girolamo Church in Rimini

Country: Italy

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