Statement on the fire at St Andrew's Church
Early on Sunday morning there was a serious fire at St Andrew Church in Timsbury. It has caused significant damage to the west end of the building and the bell tower. Thankfully no one was hurt.
“We are very grateful to the actions of the Hampshire Fire Service who were able to quickly get the fire under control and put it out. They are now undertaking an extensive investigation which is still ongoing and we are co-operating fully with this.
The Diocese of Winchester would also like to thank local residents living close by who alerted the Fire Services.