Most likely, the cause of the fire and subsequent collapse of the spire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame – the restoration of the temple.
About it told the Paris fire edition Cnews.
The fire in the Cathedral
During the restoration works in the Cathedral of Notre Dame was erected the scaffolding of a height around 100 meters. Restoration was to be completed in 2022. The amount spent for repairs is six million euros.
It is worth mentioning that the burning Spire of Notre Dame Cathedral finally collapsed. This has already been written in the media and publish images of the greatest architectural creations in the flames.
The footage from the scene visible thick clouds of white smoke rising from the roof of the building. According to some, a fire could start on the scaffolding during a repair work in the temple. Information on casualties yet.
The mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo in his Twitter wrote: “In the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris a terrible fire.
According to Reuters, the fire and rescue service has freed people from all the adjacent Cathedral grounds. Eyewitnesses said that at first at the top of the Gothic Cathedral of smoke appeared, and then around the two bell tower burst into flame.
“The France 2 TV channel reported that police are treating the incident as an accident”, — reports the Agency.
The Notre Dame Cathedral is located today on the reconstruction of some sections of the building were under forests, and last week the bronze statue was removed for restoration work.
Previously, we reported that one of the most beautiful works of Gothic art is the Notre Dame Cathedral, went up in flames.
That the world-famous Parisian Cathedral the fire began, it became known thanks to social networks, which are spreading photos and videos from the event.
The footage can be seen thick clouds of smoke rising nudestories structure.
We will remind, the Illuminated Notre Dame Cathedral: the main Shrine of Christians disappears
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