On March, 16 2009, a 10-pump fire swept Gurdwara Sikh Sangatarson, a temple on Harley Grove in Bow, according to the Evening Standard. Police considered the fire suspicious, the Standard reported. “It is difficult to watch,'' said a worshiper quoted by the East London Adverister. "All the holy books are being destroyed. ... We worship our holy books as steps to God.” No injuries were reported.
10 PUMP FIRE AERIALS 3
SIKH TEMPLE HARLEY GROVE E3
A temple of 2 floors, 20 metres x 40 metres, 75% of building and roof damaged by fire. 2 x aerial monitors, 2 x ground monitors, 2 x jets, water relay, breathing apparatus, thermal image camera.