Posts Tagged ‘Church Fire’

Accelerant used in blaze that destroyed Mt Eden church hall Comments 0

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

A liquid accelerant was mostly likely used to start a fire that damaged a historic Mt Eden church hall beyond repair, an investigation has concluded. A report by Fire and Emergency NZ, released to the Herald on Sunday under the Official Information Act, has classified the fire as “incendiary”. “The cause of this fire is Read more

Another Latter-Day Saints buildings hit by suspicious fire Comments 0

Thursday, March 14th, 2019

A fire in Greymouth on Wednesday morning was the second suspicious blaze at a Latter Day Saints church building in as many days. Firefighters were called about 2.15am to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Main South Rd, Greymouth, Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) spokesman Mau Barbara said. Read more Related Read more

Mormon church building in Christchurch damaged in suspicious fire Comments 0

Monday, March 11th, 2019

Firefighters were called to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints building on Kirkwood Ave, Upper Riccarton, about 2.15am on Monday, Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman Brent Dunn said. It was being treated as suspicious and a fire investigator would be at the scene on Monday to determine the cause, Dunn said. Read more

Church fire spares all the Bibles and crosses Comments 0

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

A church fire which badly damaged the building spared every bible and cross inside. The US Fire Department was called to the blaze at Freedom Ministries Church in the US state of Virginia on Sunday. “Though odds were against us, God was not,” the fire department wrote. Read more Related Posts:Gunman opened fire, killed people Read more

Congregation burns down its own church Comments 0

Monday, April 30th, 2018

A Church in Asheboro  North Carolina went up in flames last Friday. The fire was a controlled burn set by firefighters. in 2008 Providence Baptist Church was given the property by the remnants of Gospel Chapel Baptist Church. But Pastor Eric Johnson believes toxic mould in the church has caused him to suffer permanent nerve damage Read more

Chapel rises out of the ashes in the Bay of Plenty Comments 0

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

St Theresa’s Chapel at Bethlehem has risen from the ashes of a fire which destroyed the old Catholic church two years ago. A big community celebration took place on Sunday place when Bishop Steve Lowe opened the new $400,000 chapel. Look at photos on Facebook Sited next to Hangarau Marae, the chapel’s simple lines are Read more

Church arson case dismissed Comments 0

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Judge Max Courtney has ruled there was insufficient evidence to prove Donna Joy Esma Mischeski was involved in a fire which destroyed St Philomena’s Church in New Plymouth on January 6, 2014. He also ruled there was not enough evidence to suggest the fire had been started deliberately in the first place. After the ruling, Read more

Bay of Plenty Church destroyed by fire Comments 0

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Members of St Therese’s Catholic church in Bethlehem, in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand,  are grieving the loss of the church, which burnt down in suspicious circumstances. The blaze tore through the building late last Thursday night and police and the fire service are investigating its cause. Erana and Peter Bidois were watching a Read more

Feilding Pastor forgives the man who burned down his church Comments 0

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Pastor Allen Hince regularly visits the man who burned down his church and is offering him solace while he is in prison. The Bowen St Baptist Church community centre was torched in January 2011 by Feilding firebug Richard David Elliott, a security guard tasked with patrolling the town’s CBD between 9pm and 3am each night. Read more

Seventh Day Adventist Centre in Apia destroyed by fire Comments 0

Friday, September 21st, 2012

The police and fire service In Samoa are investigating the cause of a fire which destroyed the two storey centre for the Samoa Independent Seventh Day Adventist Church on Wednesday. Fire fighters were unable to save the multimillion dollar building in Apia. However they were able to contain the fire from spreading to nearby businesses Read more