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No investigation into church fire as damage too severe

Firefighters are warning of the potential safety risks of entering derelict buildings following a severe blaze at Goldenhill in Stoke-on-Trent.

This video shows the fire which happened yesterday afternoon:

Due to the severity of the damage at the church on Elgood Lane in Longton it has been revealed it will not be possible for firefighters to enter the building to carry out an investigation into the cause.

It took crews five hours to dampen down the blaze.

Video of huge fire at abandoned church in Stoke-on-Trent

This is a video of a huge fire at an abandoned historic church in Stoke-on-Trent.

Firefighters were called out to the blaze on Elgood Lane in Goldenhill earlier today.

4 crews from Hanley, Newcastle, Sandyford & the aerial from Longton were in attendance.

The footage was captured by viewer Julian Williams.

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