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Compare Notre-Dame before and after the fire

view from the Southeast. Images: Benoit Tessier/Reuters The fire has the exterior view of Notre-Dame. The most Striking is the Absence of the 96-metre high p

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Compare Notre-Dame before and after the fire

view from the Southeast. Images: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The fire has the exterior view of Notre-Dame. The most Striking is the Absence of the 96-metre high pointed tower, the crashed one hour after the fire had broken out in together. After the Cathedral had caught on Monday evening shortly before 19 o'clock the fire, it took 14 hours to get the fire brigade reported that "the entire Brand " be deleted. Also, large parts of the Vaults have collapsed on to the nave. It was one of the original oak structure from the 13th century. Century.

view from the southwest images: Charles Platiau/Reuters

The interior. Images: Ludovic Marin/AFP

The burned-out bar of the pointed tower rushed into the nave of the Cathedral. The extent to which the fire has damaged the masonry of the building has yet to be determined. Through the exchange of enormous heat and of cold extinguishing water, the stones may have cracks. Priority in the clean-up work first, to maintain the basic stability of the building and the walls for support. In front of the flames, saved the famous rose window with a diameter of 13 meters. Accurate about the condition of the colorful Church window after the fire is so far not known.

The Altar. Images: Ludovic Marin/AFP

A large pile of debris stacked in the choir room in front of the high altar. Already on the second day after the fire, France's Pemier Édouard Philippe announced an architectural competition for the tower. President Emmanuel Macron want to leave the Cathedral within five years of the rebuild.

view from the Southeast. Images: Benoit Tessier/Reuters

After the roof burned within a few hours, feared the firemen on Monday night, a Spread of the flames to the two Quad turrets on the West façade. Extinguishing the fire could prevent it but in time.

a view from the South. Images: Reuters

in Order to protect the building in the future, from the weather, it requires initially a temporary.

Created: 18.04.2019, 11:51 PM

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