Historic Bathurst church destroyed by fire

In Attractions, National Headlines, New South Wales

From abc.net.au 23rd February 2014

Historic St Barnabas church in Bathurst destroyed by suspicious fire

A historic church in the New South Wales town of Bathurst has been destroyed by a fire police are treating as suspicious.

Neighbours reported seeing smoke coming from the Bathurst’s St Barnabas church around 1:30am (AEST) this morning.

Police say by the time firefighters arrived the unoccupied building was engulfed in flames.

Officers have seized a car which was allegedly seen in the vicinity of the church around the time of the fire.

Police say the vehicle was found at a nearby home and that the owner consented to it being taken for forensic investigation.

Authorities say the blaze took several hours to be brought under control.

You may also read!

Gold Coast Beer & Cider Festival

After being forced to postpone by last year’s pandemic, the inaugural Gold Coast Beer & Cider Festival will now take place

Read More...

Cambodian fisherman catches largest recorded freshwater fish in Mekong River

A fisherman in Cambodia has caught the largest recorded freshwater fish on record in the Mekong river. The stingray measured

Read More...

Northern Australian beaches hit by tonnes of plastic waste from Asia

An indigenous ranger group are saying an environmental mess is growing in far northern Australia, saying it is the

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu