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This we know, if the fire in the Notre-Dame

the Fire broke out in a part of the wind at 18.50 on Monday night, according to Paris fire chief Jean-Claude Gallet. The office of the prosecutor describes it as an accident – ”destruction involontaire par incendie” – and excludes arson as well as terror-related motives.

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in great need of overall renovations and such was going on at the famous spire since the end of 2018. The emergency services have said that the fire is ”potentially linked” to this work, even if the staff had gone for the day when the fire was discovered.

Within an hour had the fire spread to the whole of the cross-shaped roof and the spire. With approximately 210 tonnes of lead face ektaket collapsed and was at risk for many of the roughly 400 firefighters who participated in fighting the fire, but according to data released on Tuesday morning has only two police officers and a firefighter injured mildly.

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Image 1 of 3 Notre-Dame after the night of the fire. Photo: Bertrand Guay/AFP Slide 2 of 3 Notre-Dames characteristic of the sceptre before the fire and during the collapse. Photo: Ludovic Marin/Geoffrey van der Hasselt/AFP Slide 3 of 3 People mourn and pray outside of Notre Dame during the fire on Friday evening. Photo: Eric Feferberg/AFP Slideshow

the operation personnel could gain control of the fire after midnight and at 4-times announced the rescue spokesman Gabriel Plus, it was completely under control, with only a limited number of fires left to put out the fire. In addition to the completely collapsed, the spire has, among other things, the internal stenvalvstaket scored yet unknown damage of it collapsed the roof, as well as some of the many spectacular glasmålade the windows.

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Grief and compassion has been expressed from all possible directions, and many countries have offered their assistance in the restoration of the world-famous cathedral. Miljardärerna François-Henri Pinault and Bernard Arnault, has promised 100 million and 200 million, and the Fondation du Patrimonie have started an international collection.

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the EU parliament's president Antonio Tajani will donate € 50 in a box he had place outside the chamber in Strasbourg with the call to other members also contribute to the återbyggandet of Notre-Dame. Photo: Joar Bendjelloul

A part of the Notre-Dame, however, is invaluable, upwards of 800-year-old masterpiece of a different kind, and alleged relics such as a piece of Jesus ' crown of thorns, a part of the cross he died on and one of the nails he fastened with. The relics as well as the spectacular organ and king Louis IX the holy tunic could be saved, but how many magnificent windows will fare is unclear.

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