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‘I was just powerless’: A Paris firefighter shared her harrowing account of what it was like inside Notre Dame as they battled the devastating inferno that gutted the famous cathedral

A firefighter described tackling the fire raging through the fire that gutted Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral. Master Corporal Myriam Chudzinski told The New York Times that she felt “powerless” as the steeple collapsed, and she likely only survived because she was behind a wall when the resulting fireball ripped through […]
‘I was just powerless’: A Paris firefighter shared her harrowing account of what it was like inside Notre Dame as they battled the devastating inferno that gutted the famous cathedral
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Notre-Dame burned so quickly because of the massive amounts of wood in the structure — but people are already offering up more than 1,300 trees for its reconstruction

Notre-Dame Cathedral burned for hours on Monday before some 500 French firefighters managed to extinguish the flames. The fire burned so quickly, in part, because the medieval gothic cathedral is supported by a massive “forest” of ancient oak trees from the 1200s. French timber producers are already offering up new […]
Notre-Dame burned so quickly because of the massive amounts of wood in the structure — but people are already offering up more than 1,300 trees for its reconstruction
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Iconic historical buildings across the world are trying to persuade people they won’t suffer disastrous fires like Notre-Dame

Cathedrals and historical buildings have assured that they are not as vulnerable for devastation as Notre-Dame was. Following widespread concern from politicians, the Palace of Westminster is working to make the building safer, a parliamentary spokesperson told Business Insider. The master builder of the Cologne Dome said the German building […]
Iconic historical buildings across the world are trying to persuade people they won’t suffer disastrous fires like Notre-Dame
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2020 Democrat Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who’s multilingual, offers his condolences to France about Notre Dame in French

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who’s multilingual, offered his condolences in French, following a massive fire at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral. Speaking to French-language news channel BFM TV on Monday evening, Buttigieg addressed the people of France and spoke about the cultural significance of the cathedral. His message earned […]
2020 Democrat Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who’s multilingual, offers his condolences to France about Notre Dame in French