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Church Roof Collapses While Engulfed by Flames in Scotland

The roof of a St Simon’s Church in Glasgow, Scotland, collapsed into flames as the building was engulfed by a fire in the early hours of July 28.

Officials said over 30 firefighters were deployed to fight the blaze on Bridge Street, after the alarm was raised at 2:40 am. Nearby residents were evacuated.

This footage, posted by David Lynass on July 28, shows the moment the roof succumbed to the raging fire.

Local media reported that St Simon’s Church is Glasgow’s third oldest Catholic Church. Credit: David Lynass via Storyful

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