Probable cause of the fire and subsequent collapse of the spire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame could be the restoration of the building. On it informs Cnews referring to the Paris fire Department.
During the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral was erected a scaffolding with a height of about 100 meters. Work was to be completed in 2022. The cost of restoration was estimated at six million euros.
About the fire at the Cathedral of Notre Dame was known before April 15. The representative of the Cathedral Andre Fino stated that the fire alarm went off around 18:30 local time. Later struck the spire of the building.
Notre Dame Cathedral — Catholic Church in the centre of Paris, one of the symbols of the French capital. It was built nearly two hundred years.
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