The fire in the Dormition Church of the XVIII century in Karelia eliminated

© Photo : GUMCHS of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Charliemoher in the Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God in Kondopoga in Karelia. August 10, 2018The fire in the Dormition Church of the XVIII century in Karelia eliminated© Photo : GUMCHS of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Karelia

GUMCHS in Karelia announced the elimination of fire in the Dormition Church of the XVIII century in Kondopoga, told RIA Novosti in the Department.

«Localization of the fire was at 11.15, now the fire is liquidated», — said the Agency interlocutor.

Earlier GUMCHS reported that the Church building has warmed completely. When extinguishing a fire damaged one of the fire chief. The police of the Republic of Karelia began checking.

The Church of the Dormition of the Mother of God located on the territory of the former village of Kondopoga, marked the beginning of the town of Kondopoga. The temple stands on a small promontory jutting out into the Chupa lip of lake Onega. The Church building was built in 1774 at sunset Northern wooden architecture in memory of the dead peasants during the Kizhi uprising in 1769-1771 years. It is a monument of folk wooden architecture of the late EIGHTEENTH century, historically the final evolution tent churches Prionezhskiy school. This is one of the tallest wooden churches in the Russian North.

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