Crucifix and Virgin Mary Statue Survive 4-Alarm Fire at Historic Century-Old California Catholic Church

Firefighters hoisted the intact wooden crucifix out of the church, though the building was destroyed by the fire, as members of the parish watched in amazement. A statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe survived as well.

This is amazing. I remember when hurricane sandy hit the northeast before the 2012 elections, there was a town that was totally devastated and the only thing standing was an image of the virgin mother.

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