Löschfahrzeug der Berliner Feuerwehr beim Ausrücken von der Feuerwache Prenzlauer Berg. / Fire engine of the Berlin Fire Department moving out from the Prenzlauer Berg fire station.

After a fire at the Coptic Orthodox Church in Berlin-Lichtenberg, the police initially do not assume that the crime was politically motivated. A spokeswoman said on Thursday that it was being investigated for property damage caused by a fire. So far it is unclear how the fire came about. The community had spoken of arson. In 2014 there was an arson attack on the church.

The police and community described the consequences in unison: In the fire, a mobile plastic toilet house burned out completely, the flames spread to a construction net on scaffolding. people were not injured. The fire brigade was able to extinguish the fire.