CNA Newsroom, Dec 22, 2022 / 14:15 pm
A fire broke out yesterday morning in the Chapel of the Candles at the National Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida in Sao Paulo state, Brazil.
The fire started around 8 a.m. local time. According to the Marian shrine, the fire started because a candle had been placed on a pew.
Firefighters responded quickly after the start of the fire and brought it under control. No injuries have been reported.
The Chapel of the Candles is one of the most visited spaces in the Aparecida Shrine. The faithful light candles of various sizes as they pray and give thanks to God.