The fire that devastated the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris on Monday left a brutal image that one of the most iconic structures in the French capital was centuries old. Gone is the cathedral's fast-growing, subtle 300-foot tower that collapsed in flames. The wooden roof of the cathedral is now burnt and burned
After the fire, the cause of the blues began and how it could spread through the historic building
Planners underestimated the risk
In addition, fire alarms did not immediately notify the dispatchers. Instead, the guard of the department had to climb the rectangular stairs first. Only after the flame was detected could the fire service be informed and deployed. This means that there was a delay of about 20 minutes, and then the firefighters still had to climb the attic with hundreds of pounds of equipment to fight the flames.
How did the fire begin?
The cathedral that was renovated was covered with scaffolding until the blaze disappeared. It started in the attic, in a distant space over a static arch where dry wood beams formed a flammable grille. The source of the fire was probably near the tower, but its cause was not confirmed, although it is believed to have been accidental. This could be caused by an electrical problem or a human error
The Interactive 3-D model developed by The Times examines the progression of destruction through a structure that had a smoke detection system but no other major fire.
500 firefighters fought blaze
Notre-Dame is located in the center of a small island called Île de la Cité, which could have made it harder for firefighters to reach. 19659002] About five hours ago, about 500 firefighters fought blaze. Until 11 am In Paris, the cathedral was "saved and preserved as a whole," said Chief of Fire Jean-Claude Gallet. Two-thirds of the roof towers were destroyed, and two-thirds of the roof were destroyed
"The worst was avoided, although the battle was not completely won," said President Emmanuel Macron, saying that the cathedral will be restored.
But the performance of the flame spilled from the cathedral left the country stunned, as reflected in the images of fire and its effects. The Medieval Gothic Monument, built in the 13th and 13th centuries, is visited by about 13 million people a year
The structure is between Western European destinations most visited by tourists, and is "embedded in a popular statement by François Heisbourg, a French analyst. It is, of course, a piece by Victor Hugo, but also in films and animated music by Notre Dame
. Macron, who faced a rebellion against his business-backing government, asked French citizens to get together and cross the divisions that removed the country during the months of violent street protests
. focuses on a departmental reconstruction project to restore it within five years. The government said it would hold an international architectural competition to create a new tower
Gifts from all over the world, including some of the richest French families. Days after the fire, individuals, companies and institutions donated or pledged 845 million. Euro, about $ 950 million However, the country's richest families trying to reinforce each other's resentment, which frightened the yellow vest protests against economic inequality
Saved inexpensive treasures
later – to the Louvre Museum. Firefighters also said that the works left in the cathedral were remarkably well preserved
Among Jean-Marc Fournier, chaplain of the fire department, was the chief actor. He led his colleagues through the many burning chapels and alleys of the cathedral and told them what to save. Among the objects rescued were the wreath of thorns which Jesus had worn, the Saint Louis tunic and the piece of wood and the nail, which was thought to be part of the cross used for crossing