The cause of the fire in Nantes Cathedral could be arson

the Fire in the Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul in Nantes, you can have the crime trail, said the Prosecutor of the French city of Saint Pierre.

According to him, it is possible that the structure of XV flared the result of a deliberate arson. Open a judicial investigation.

the fire Department, meanwhile, said that the Cathedral was recorded three fire — at the large and on both sides of the nave.

the place of incident left the Prime Minister of France Jean Castex, the interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and culture Minister roselyne Bachelot.

the President of France Emmanuel macron on Twitter called the Cathedral a “Gothic gem” and expressed support for the fire Department.

“After Notre Dame burned the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in the heart of Nantes. Support our firefighters who risk to save this Gothic gem of the city of the Dukes”, — he wrote.

To date, the fire has been contained, there were 104 fire and 45 cars. This was stated by the Director of the Department of fire and rescue services Laurent Ferla.

@Francetele #nantes

— Jnoel Valentin (@JnoelValentin) July 18, 2020

Recall, the main Cathedral France Notre Dame nearly burned down in April 2019. Nantes Cathedral below his brother on six meters and much younger — its construction began in the XV century and lasted 457 years.

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