La Police Judiciaire, the French national authority for serious crimes, has already in the evening been linked in order to investigate the brandorsakerna. But it does not mean that someone suspected of crimes in connection with the fire.
Without knowing what triggered the event out of many yet to construction is a common cause of fires – for example, by welding.
from the Ile de la cité, the island in the Seine where Notre-Dame is situated, is seen the extensive scaffolding around the cathedral. They were erected in July of last year in connection with a large renovation was started.
Every day until 17.30, there were hundreds of construction workers and specialists on site.
It was, inter alia, to clean the whole building, which has darkened by air pollution. The positions around the 93-metre high bell tower – which collapsed after an hour the fire was supposed to remain for four years.
visible, huge, several hundred year old wooden beams that hold up the various parts of the cathedral. In total there are hundreds of tons of dry, old wood. When hot pieces of metal from the collapsing ceiling to fall down on the beams, it is easy to imagine that the fire will have a new spread.
the Same thing with byggnadsställningarna, several of which collapsed early during the fire. They consisted of the 500,000 steel pipe – weighing more than 500 tonnes – but also of the wooden planks.
lifted 16 statues removed from the lower part of the Notre-Dames of the highest tower of a hundred meters high crane. They have been moved to the south west of France for the preservation and regeneration. No one knew then that the twelve disciples and the four evangelists were saved from total destruction in the fire four days later.