No casualties in Cairo church fire

21-10-2018 01:10 PM

Michael Girgis


A huge fire that erupted in the early hours of yesterday 20 October in the fifth floor of the church of the Holy Virgin Derias in Ain Shams, Cairo, claimed no casualties.

Firefighters were notified on the spot and they swiftly arrived to the scene. Those inside the building were immediately evacuated, and the firefighters were able to put out the raging flames.

Sources from the church later explained that the fire erupted due to an electric short circuit.

Watani International

21 October 2018

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