MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the New York Daily News newspaper, the fire at the Serbian Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sava began at around 18:50 local time [22:50 GMT] on Sunday, and soon grew to a three-alarm blaze.
Huge fire at Serbian Orthodox Church on w 25th street in Manhattan — ppl crying, horrible fire pic.twitter.com/S5qTp2Eg9O— Mike Gallagher (@radiotalkermike) 1 мая 2016 г.
Beautiful old church on fire on 25th Street in Manhattan. Really sad. pic.twitter.com/v8yq0TfZ5q— Alex Schieferdecker (@alexschief) 1 мая 2016 г.
Nobody was in the church when the fire started, according to the newspaper.
Deadly fire in Catholic Church in Manhattan! 25th street between Fifth and sixth avenue. Praying for survivors pic.twitter.com/8MEDY5hgKw— Anindya Ghose (@aghose) 1 мая 2016 г.