The staff of Notre Dame 23 minutes tried on their own to find the source of the fire, alerted the journal to Buzzfeed.
The media writes that the first alarm went off at 18: 20 local time, but the fire did not cause. Only after the fact, how at 18: 43 rang a second signal, a source of fire discovered on the top floor of the Cathedral and called to the rescue.
The temple caught fire in the first day of the week in the evening. First hit 96-meter spire, then part of the roof and watch. The fire was fought about 400 firefighters, they managed to save the facade, frame, tower and most of the interior of the Cathedral. Works of art, altar, cross, organ and only one of the main Christian relics - the crown of thorns of Christ is also not damaged.
according to media reports, the fire has the opportunity to be associated With the restoration works of the building were closed scaffolding. Prosecuted for unintentionally causing damage.
the head of France Emmanuel macron called the incident a terrible drama, expressed gratitude to firefighters for the work and assured that the Church will recover.
Their help in raising funds for the restoration made a proposal to international organizations and large organizations. Within a day after the state of emergency on the restoration of Notre Dame managed to collect more than 700 million euros.