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Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire

May 24, 2019

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Notre-Dame Cathedral Fire

On April, 15, 2019, the fire in Paris France’s Notre-Dame cathedral ignited. The firefighters fought long and hard to keep the historic monument alive and able to be rebuilt. The cathedral was constructed in 1163, and continued to be built for 200 years, and finished in 1345. The cathedral was a popular attraction for many reasons. For example, Henry VI (A past king in England) was crowned in 1431. Napoleon was also crowned in the cathedral in 1804.

The cause of the fire at the Cathedral’s has yet to be known. But there are rumors going around saying that it was caused by some renovation flaws. There are many damages to  the cathedral. The fire began at around 18:30 (16:30 GMT) and quickly reached the roof of the cathedral, destroying its stained-glass windows and the wooden interior before toppling the spire.” BBC News says. But fortunately the main structure and two bell towers were saved. With this being noted the French president Emmanuel Macron has promised that the cathedral will be rebuilt in the next 5 years.

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