Historic Building

A 19th century Grade II-listed church in Salford, Greater Manchester has been destroyed by fire.

Six fire crews attended the blaze at the Church of the Ascension, which was built in 1869, shortly before midnight on Sunday.

The fire destroyed the roof of the church before it was brought under control by firefighters in the early hours of Monday.

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed they are now treating the fire as arson and have released CCTV footage of a suspect in the investigation.

There were no injuries.

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Historic Grade II-listed church destroyed by fire