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Re: They say what started it yet ?

April 15, 2019 11:09AM
There has been constant work done on Notre Dame for centuries. I saw the large scaffold on the roof and thought the same thing, that something the repairmen did started it. But there has been no word as to how it started. The fire has been burning for hours so things aren't looking good. Unfortunately the 400 firemen who responded were hampered by evening rush hour traffic, the height of the building, and the fact that Paris doesn't allow air traffic over the city (they couldn't try to douse it from the air). I imagine the church is a total loss or close to it. It will never, ever, EVER be the same, even if they manage to restore it. It's way too early at this point to know what will happen. The fire isn't even under control yet. It is truly heartbreaking to see this happen. Who would have ever dreamed that it would?

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 04/15/2019 11:12AM by MamaRAMa.

  Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is on fire

MamaRAMa23April 15, 2019 08:40AM

  Watching.. it's horrific. (nm)

JamesJM8April 15, 2019 09:28AM

  I heard that they are having issues......

roman1819April 15, 2019 10:03AM

  They say what started it yet ?

IowaRam12April 15, 2019 10:32AM

  Re: They say what started it yet ?

roman1813April 15, 2019 11:04AM

  Re: They say what started it yet ?

MamaRAMa15April 15, 2019 11:09AM

  I saw one news blurb that gave some hope...BUT

JamesJM18April 15, 2019 11:17AM

  I'm betting a Construction accident. Been to several in my career.

Ramgator14April 15, 2019 11:27AM

  Pretty impressed really

IowaRam16April 16, 2019 12:57PM

  Re: Pretty impressed really

roman1812April 16, 2019 01:11PM

  Not showing up doesn't surprise me....

JamesJM14April 16, 2019 02:17PM