Notre Dame Cathedral: before and after the devastating fire

Notre Dame Cathedral: before and after the devastating fire

Notre Dame Cathedral was within “15 to 30 minutes” of complete destruction as firefighters battled to stop flames reaching its gothic bell towers, French authorities have revealed. The blaze destroyed the roof and spire of the Parisian landmark. The French president, Emmanuel Macron, says he wants to see the cathedral rebuilt “more beautiful than before” within five years, but there are warnings the repairs could take decades and will involve substantial challenges
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Notre Dame Cathedral: before and after the devastating fire