A wildfire has devastated the world famous Parisian Cathedral of Notre-Dame. For hours on Monday night, flames ablaze from the roof of the landmark of the French capital. The small pointed tower in the center of the roof collapsed. From the two great towers of the Cathedral of black smoke urge. The fire Department said late in the evening but is confident that the Cathedral is not completely destroyed.

As the fire, is not fixed yet. The fire but could hang with the renovation work, reported AFP, citing the fire Department. It broke out in the attic and against at 18.50 been discovered. On the roof of the Cathedral, a scaffolding was installed.


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The French capital and the whole country had been taken in recent years by an Islamist wave of terror. The terror was the question again now – after all, Notre Dame was a potential target of assassins. The police are not, however, in the evening, first of all, from a terrorist Background. The Prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation.

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The history of the Cathedral dates back to the middle of the 12. Century. The dimensions of the constructed in the Gothic style and dedicated to the virgin Church, with its two majestic towers are huge: The Cathedral is 127 meters long, 40 meters wide and 33 meters high.

weather and air pollution have added to the monument over the years. In many Places the fabric of the building crumbled last – money for the renovation, had been brought some time ago a fundraiser on the way.


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