"This is humanity at its best!" actress Kristin Davis added.
Several right-wing commentators have suggested the fire was set intentionally, though have provided no evidence to support their claims.
Holden Matthews, 21, the son of Louisiana Deputy Roy Matthews of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, was arrested and charged with three counts of simple arson over a string of suspicious local fires at three historically black local churches.
The employee was due to work that evening.
Nikki Joly is a well-known activist in the Jackson, Michigan, LGBTQ community.
The fire damaged the exterior of the church but did not spread inside the building.
They also ran him down in an SUV when he tried to escape.
Forrest Clark, 51, of Trabuco Canyon, California, is being held in lieu of $1 million bail for allegedly starting the Holy Fire ravaging Trabuco Canyon, California. He faces life in prison if convicted, The National Forest Service said.
The Spring Creek fire in Colorado's Costilla and Huerfano counties has burned 108,045 acres and is 91 percent contained.
A multi-agency investigation in North Carolina led to arson charges for a number of firefighters.
Two men were arrested for burning Salma al-Sharif's car, but officials said it was an isolated incident.
The spreading fire was still zero percent contained.
Gilad Erdan said Palestinians who use kites to set fire to Israeli fields should be assassinated by the Israeli military.
The fire broke out on Thursday evening and the fire department has called the tragedy "historic in its magnitude"
Officials warn that any fuel combined with strong winds could cause the fire to lose control.
Even though an appeal has yet to be heard, an order banning Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia has already had a significant impact.
Authorities believe a couple killed their son then intentionally set their home ablaze to cover up the crime.