Notre Dame on fire

Old Apr 15th, 2019, 09:43 AM
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Bitte Dame Cathedral burning

Watching now on CNN. The fire seems catastrophic. About of the roof around spire destroyed as is spire. Firefighters just beginning to arrive. Fire not controlled for now
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 09:51 AM
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Notre Dame on fire

It looks very, very bad.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 09:53 AM
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https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...ance-cathedral
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 09:56 AM
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I think they might lose it. No water on it yet, according to the news. Horrible.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 09:57 AM
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This makes me want to cry.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:06 AM
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I am crying. This is horrible. Notre Dame is Paris,
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:14 AM
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End of the world.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:19 AM
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This is so horrible!!!
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:19 AM
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We just booked a trip to Paris and was so happy, then My husband turned on the tv. I am so heart broken.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:21 AM
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On the verge of tears. What a tragedy.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:38 AM
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Notre-Dame cathedral: Firefighters tackle blaze in Paris

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47941794

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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:40 AM
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Fire brigades are at work.

Livestream: Live: tagesschau | tagesschau.de
Not sure whether the link will work form outside Germany, though.

This is so sad and terrible.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:44 AM
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Devastating.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 10:56 AM
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i have no words. 35 years ago when i went to Paris for the first time, the first thing i saw was Notre Dame. I cried then, and i'm crying now. The whole world is going crazy.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 11:03 AM
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I just saw the news. It's heartbreaking. I remember my first glimpse of Notre Dame, and it was the most incredible sight. Much more so than the Eiffel Tower for me at that time.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 11:04 AM
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This is the second fire of a church in Paris within the month or so -- What's going on? -- so horrible
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 11:04 AM
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this is tragic... I'm so sad
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 11:10 AM
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I am glued to CNN watching this tragedy in Paris. So very sorry this is happening....such history, beauty, and significance. A terrible loss to a a world in need of beauty and awe.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 11:16 AM
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Beyond devastating. I think I'm having a bad dream.
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Old Apr 15th, 2019, 11:17 AM
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Oh my God, I just saw the videos. The spire has collapsed. This 12th century building is stone atop wooden frame. It is, unfortunately, gone, no doubt the victim of the renovations meant to protect it.

My last memory was of a Remembrance Day, listening as the bells of Notre Dame rang the changes at 11:00. To have come through two wars and now this. It is heartbreaking.
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