Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Temple Destroyed By Fire

Last Saturday, a fire caused by ligthning razed a temple, Baikal Temple in Ulan Hot City, Hing'an, Inner Mongolia, China, destroying the temple's 920 square meters main hall. No casualty was reported.

Prior to the fire, the area was hit by thunderstorm and was already lashed with heavy rains for nearly five hours. At about 11pm, a lightning struck and hit the temple causing the temple to be on fire. The fire was immediately reported to the Fire Department and 65 fire engines were rushed to the temple. Firemen took 3 hours to put off the fire.

Firemen try to put off the fire

What was left after the fire