Fire officials say the cause of the Dec. 5 fire was an electrical problem, and it is not suspicious.
There is also a sign of hope.
As work continues to stabilize @middlechurch, our engineers have found that the church’s historic “New York Liberty Bell” was not damaged during last week’s devastating fire.
DOB engineers remain on site to monitor & assess the stability of the structure. pic.twitter.com/v5BPwuIUGl
— NYC Buildings (@NYC_Buildings) December 12, 2020
The church’s historic New York Liberty Bell has been found by engineers on site.
The bell was not damaged.
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