An elderly man accidentally burned the synagogue in Brooklyn

An elderly man accidentally burned the synagogue in Brooklyn

Synagogue b’nai-ADAT-Kohl of Beth Israel in Brooklyn is no longer suitable for carrying out the services — the building was badly damaged in the fire.

A prayer house was set on fire 71-year-old man — his actions was simple negligence, not criminal intent.

An elderly man accidentally burned the synagogue in Brooklyn

The incident occurred on Patchen Avenue in Bedford-Shivsena around 9:15 — fortunately, at this time, the synagogue was empty, so casualties among the parishioners do not exist. Nevertheless without victims has not managed — three firefighters suffered burns while fighting the fire.

The footage from the scene shows how large the flames burst through the roof of the building.

#Breaking Big fire in #Brooklyn Bnai Adath Kol Beth Yisrael 1006 Greene Avenue at @ABC7NY pic.twitter.com/460AWW01Mi

— Kemberly Richardson (@kemrichardson7) November 14, 2017

Despite the fact that the fire was on the second floor, damaged the building. Now its restoration will require more than one month.

An elderly man accidentally burned the synagogue in Brooklynsource: twitter

According to preliminary data of the authorities, the cause of the fire was working in the temple. He was detained on suspicion of criminal negligence.

Seeing the ruins of the synagogue, believers were extremely distressed by what happened. During religious feasts and sermons it accommodates about 1500 people.

Another incident in the Holy place occurred on Tuesday on 6th Avenue in Brooklyn. Unknown intends to damage the Islamic center, Beit El-Maqdis. Currently vandal is wanted by the police.

WANTED: Male for criminal mischief. Damaged property at 6224 6 Ave, #Brooklyn (Beit El-Maqdis Islamic Center) and 5911 8 Avenue (United American Muslim Association of New York). Call #800577TIPS with info. pic.twitter.com/CURAk9cKoX

— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) November 14, 2017

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