Attempted Arson in Church in Déols

Country: France

Date of incident: July 11, 2021

Unknown perpetrators are said to have started a fire on 11 June, at the parish church of Saint-Etienne de Déols. The incident must have happened sometime between 3 and 4 p.m. when the church was open to the public. The fire was discovered by visitors to the church, who immediately informed the police and the fire brigade. Little damage was caused thanks to their quick intervention. A special team of investigators are on the case.

The local town hall investigated and uncovered eight intentional fires set to the church and decided to close the church for one week. Orléans judicial police were entrusted with the case.


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