Andreas Öhman got a newsflash from Le Monde about the fire and knew that he wanted to get to Notre-Dame. On the way there he saw several fire trucks and how the people helped the police to cordon off along the way.
"It has been a lot of emotion, I have seen the young girls cry, older men who are completely baffled and in addition, it is a lot of tourists," says Andreas Öhman.At 21 the time had thousands of people gathered along the Seine. Photo: Andreas Öhman
thousands of people are gathered along with the Seine, and how it is difficult to get around on the site. Through the phone, you will hear how several people singing a hymn.
"It's like the French soul that is in this building, mixed with thousands of cameras and Instagram, it is a bit bizarre, but shows how much this building means," says Andreas Öhman.
He describes how the people covering for the face and it smells ”a little halvgiftigt” over the city depending on how the wind blows. Andreas Öhman is in Paris at the job for two months and says that it is clear how important the cathedral is to the parisians.
" What I hear is that people are shocked and talking with their near and dear ones on how bizarre this is. You notice how important the history and the older buildings are. Hundreds of people are as well as and sing a hymn again and again mixed with people liverapporterar on his Instagram. There is something in it also, that when such a thing happens, you react how you want. There are few buildings in the world that so many have a relationship with, " says Andreas Öhman.Image 1 of 3 – There has been a lot of emotion, I have seen the young girls cry, older men who are completely baffled and in addition, it is a lot of tourists, " says Andreas Öhman to DN. Photo: Andreas Öhman Slide 2 of 3 – What I hear is that people are shocked and talking with their near and dear ones on how bizarre this is, " says Andreas Öhman. Photo: Andreas Öhman Slide 3 of 3 the Witness Karin Green describes for DN how she wanted to take pictures of the famous cathedral – a few minutes later, she saw the building standing in the flames. Photo: Andreas Öhman Slideshow
Karin Green, who is in Paris on vacation with the family. They walked along the Seine and wanted to take pictures at Notre-Dame. When they took the first picture at 18.48 were no signs of fire. Just then they saw that it reputation from the spire and took a picture. In the picture that they took at 19.01 we can see the flames licking the cathedral.
" at First it was fine and dandy, then everything went by so fast. We wanted to take pictures at the church, it is a classic monument. We first thought that we saw the rock dust because it was a lot of scaffolding along the cathedral. Then we saw the flames, it went on for a couple of minutes. It seems absolutely inconceivable that we saw the entire process, " says Karin Green.