VLADIVOSTOK, November 14 – RIA Novosti. Petropavlovsk and Kamchatka diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church announced the collection of funds for the restoration of the Church of St. Luke, who on Saturday burnt on the road in Kamchatka.
A fire in a wooden two-storey building of the Cathedral of St. Luke on the road Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky — Milkovo happened on Saturday morning. When the first fire units arrived to the scene, the second floor of the Church was completely engulfed in flames. The dead and injured as a result of the fire there. As noted in GUMCHS, “historical icons of cultural value” in the temple was not. Rescuers several hours to extinguish the fire, the fire area was 250 square meters.
“With the blessing of Archbishop of Petropavlovsk and Kamchatka Artemy in all the churches of the diocese there were boxes for donations and announced the collection of funds for the rebuilding of the temple”, — reported on the website of the diocese.