"When the darkness fell over Paris fought 400 firefighters still against the disastrous fire in Notre-Dame."
"At 03-time announced the fire department that the fire was under control."
"Several firefighters ran into the cathedral to try and save as many as possible of the valuable objects inside."
"the Flames spread quickly over the roof, and wooden beams dating from the 1100-century singled out as one of the reasons for the cool operation."
"The 850 year old building has survived the revolution and world wars, and is a symbol both for the city and for the country. Despite the fact that the gothic spire collapsed in the flames, it seems that the front of the two towers survived."
"– We can consider the main structure of the Notre-Dame rescued, " says paris brandkårschef Jean-Claude Gallet."
"crown of Thorns survived"
"Several firefighters who were early on the spot rushed into the building to rescue some of the priceless objects that were in the building. Among other things, a piece that is said to have belonged to Jesus crown of thorns passed, as well as an item of clothing that was worn by king Louis IX."
"– To save as many artworks as possible was a priority, " says deputy mayor Emmanuel Gregoire to the tv channel BFM."
"President Emmanuel Macron appeared visibly shaken up on the site but expressed relief that"
"– And we will build up Notre Dame, again it is what the French expect, " he says, and describes the building as the whole of the French cathedral, regardless of whether one is a believer or not."
"The French billionaire François-Henri Pinault promises to donate 100 million, equivalent to just over a billion to the reconstruction."
"Pinault, the ceo of the holding company Kering, writing in a statement to the AFP news agency that the money should go to that altogether build up the Notre-Dame again."
"the Money shall be paid from the family's investment companies, Artemis."