The victim of a fire a wooden Church in Tushino can not be restored

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva in fotobanka technique. Archival photo.The victim of a fire a wooden Church in Tushino can not be restored© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Bogodeeva the image Bank

Wooden Church of St. John the theologian in Moscow Tushino after the incident of the fire beyond repair, informs on Wednesday the press service of the Financial-economic Department (FCS) of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Earlier, the representative of the emergency services of the capital told RIA Novosti that the fire occurred on Tuesday evening in the temple, on Boat street, information on victims did not arrive. According to some media reports, the cause of the fire was arson.

«On the cameras is clearly seen as the man folds the walls of the tires altar, the tables on which the parishioners usually drank tea after worship services, doused it all with gasoline, and then sets fire», — stated in the message.

According to FCS, the fire was soon noticed by one of the guards. A few people began to put out the fire with extinguishers and called the fire brigade. After the arrival of firefighters at 21: 30 the fire was extinguished.

«Unfortunately, the building had suffered serious damage. The temple is not recoverable. The altar floors and the roof completely burnt out. Suffered prayer hall, icons, Church utensils. Soot. All the Windows are broken», — said FCS.

According to the Department, on Wednesday afternoon to arrive at the place managing the Northern and North-Western vicariates, the Bishop of Bronnitsy Paramon. He will hold meeting on which will be solved where now to conduct services.

On the ground next to a temporary wooden Church is now the construction of the stone temple complex. The Church and parish house is already built, remain finishing work.

According to FCS, on the fact of arson under investigation, a criminal case. RIA Novosti does not yet have a review of law enforcement.

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