Minor fire hits Santa Cruz Church in Manila

/ 07:41 PM April 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Fire broke out at the Santa Cruz Church or the Archdiocesan Shrine of The Blessed Sacrament in Manila Friday night, the Bureau of Fire Protection’s (BFP) Arson Investigation Division confirmed.


The Arson Investigation Division told INQUIRER.net that the fire started at around 5:59 p.m. but was immediately extinguished at around 6:03p.m.

According to a report by the Sta. Cruz Police Station, 24-year-old Illoises Cornel spotted the fire at the candle stand when he entered the church’s Chapel of the Saints.


No casualties or injuries were reported. /gsg

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