A blaze inside Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib Gurdwara in UK City Leicester has damaged two floors. The fire was reported by a passerby at around 11:15 GMT and luckily no one was injured inside.
The Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib Ji Maharaj were all recovered and everyone was evacuated safely.
The police and fire rescue squads arrived quickly to control the fire and to prevent further damage.
The member of the Gurdwara expressed disappointment that the event occurred and stated it’ll certainly impact the daily routines of many people who attend the Gurdwara Sahib.
The blaze was first seen in the 3rd floor after large amounts of smoke was seen from outside. The fire then went into the 4th floor causing excessive damage.
Pictures show the damage to be quite severe: