The Crime Scene - To Serve and Inform

Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Authorities seek cause of chapel fire

Authorities on Monday combed the wreckage of a burned historic chapel on the grounds of the Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria. They hope to determine the cause of the fire in coming days, authorities said.

Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives spent the day at the 19-century Immanuel Chapel, which burned Friday, said Special Agent Mike Campbell of the agency's Washington Field Division. He said the agency is working with Alexandria officials.

The blaze was reported just before 4 p.m. Friday in the 129-year-old building.

-- Maria Glod

By Maria Glod  | October 25, 2010; 4:56 PM ET
Categories:  Alexandria, Fires & Fire Safety, Maria Glod, Updates  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: More testimony in Chandra Levy case
Next: Mass. woman claims she stole wrong car

No comments have been posted to this entry.

Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company