A 27-year-old man has been sentenced for setting fire to a St. Paul church last December. On Thursday, Gregory Louis Knox, of St. Paul, learned he will spend 5 years in the St. Cloud Prison.
A small church in southeastern Minnesota is a total loss after a fire early Thursday morning, according to the Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office. Authorities responded to the fire at about 2:50 a.m. at Henrytown Lutheran Church, located at 36190 County Road 18, which is north of the city of Canton.
members of a church in St. Paul are gathering Saturday night to rebuild after an arsonist destroyed part of it. Flames destroyed an addition to Saint Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church on Dec. 12, ruining some classrooms and offices. Gregory Louis Knox, 27, turned himself in to police hours after the fire.
A 27-year-old man was charged Monday with two counts of arson in connection with a fire set at a St. Paul church. Gregory Louis Knox, of St. Paul, is accused of starting a fire at Saint Mark Lutheran Church at 550 West 7th Street on the morning of Dec. 12. According to the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office, investigators say two fires were set in the church: one in a break room garbage can, and another in the file cabinet in the pastor’s office.
Authorities are investigating a cause after a fire caused minor damage at a St. Paul church Friday morning. The St. Paul Fire Department was called at about 7 a.m. to St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church on a report of a fire.
Fire investigators say a faulty bathroom fan sparked an early morning fire that destroyed a Moorhead church.
Two families are safe after a church where they lived caught fire in Moorhead, Minn. early Monday morning. Firefighters were called around 5:30 a.m. to a fire at the Moorhead Baptist Church at 512 Highway 75 North. According to authorities, firefighters believe the fire started in the center of the building and moved into the attic space.
A church fire in southwestern Minnesota revealed a surprise that members are now working to restore. Flames and plumes of smoke were pouring out of St. Gabriel’s Church in Fulda when firefighters arrived in April.
Investigators still haven’t determined exactly what caused the fire that destroyed the Walker United Methodist Church in south Minneapolis.
A crime alert has been issued for the apprehension of a man suspected of lighting an Isanti church on fire early Monday morning.