Porvoo Cathedral fires
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member small oaks
N 60° 23.803 E 025° 39.467
35V E 426035 N 6696347
Quick Description: Porvoo catherdral has been destroyed by fires many times in history and last time on May 29, 2006...
Location: Finland
Date Posted: 3/17/2010 3:56:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM8DJZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 73

Long Description:
First "in 1508 by Danish troops and in 1571, 1590, and 1708 by Russian forces and last time On May 29, 2006 by arson, however with the inner ceiling undamaged and the cathedral interiors intact. An eighteen year old male was found guilty and convicted to three years and two months imprisonment in August 31, 2006. The Court of Appeals later increased the sentence to six years and six months on May 15, 2007. A further appeal is pending. The Cathedral was reopened on 2 July 2008." Wikipedia
Type of Structure: Public building

Fire Date: 5/29/2006

Structure status: Still standing building

Cause of Fire:
Arson


Documentation of the fire: [Web Link]

Other: Not listed

Construction Date: Not listed

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