The Latest: Prosecutor: No evidence of arson in Notre Dame

The Latest on the fire Which swept through Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral (all times local):

12:25 p.m

The Paris prosecutor says there’s no signs of arson from the Notre Dame fire and they’re working on the assumption that the blaze has been an accident.

Remy Heitz claims the analysis will soon likely be”long and complex.”

Speaking following the blaze was set out, ” he said the probe is being worked on by five investigators. He says they will be interviewing workers from five firms that had been hired to focus on renovations where the flames broke out, and that is.


11:55 a.m.

An aide claims that Poland’s president, Andrzej Duda, has offered Polish and aid pros for the task of rebuilding Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral which was ruined by fire.

Krzysztof Szczerski said Tuesday the Duda has composed to state solidarity and Poland’s despair in reduction of heritage and cultural identity.

He said that in a gesture of”European solidarity” Duda offered Poland’s experience and world-class pros in the reconstruction of historical buildings. Different areas and warsaw were rebuilt from World War II rubble.

He explained that a chapel at the palace has been influenced by the fire however was not ruined.

A valuable copy of Poland’s most prestigious icon in addition to relicts of all Polish-born pope St. John Paul II have been rescued.


11:55 a.m.

Germany’s foreign minister says his country is well ready to help with the rebuilding of Notre Dame cathedral.

Heiko Maas wrote on Twitter which French President Emmanuel Macron has called for help from external France and”Germany stands prepared to do that in friendship.”

Maas added that”we’re united in regret. Notre Dame is a portion of the cultural heritage of humankind and a logo for Europe.”


11:40 a.m.

Egypt’s top Muslim cleric has expressed despair over the fire that destroyed a part of the famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, describing it as a”historical architectural masterpiece.”


10:35 a.m.

Paris’ mayor says Notre Dame’s manhood, one of the world’s biggest and most famous, remains intact after a devastating fire at Paris’ primary cathedral.

Emmanuel Gregoire advised that a plan to protect the treasures of Notre Dame was successfully and quickly activated.

The impressive organ dates into the 1730s and has been assembled by Francois Thierry. It boasts an 8,000 pipes that are estimated.

Gregoire also described”enormous relief” at the salvaging of bits like the purported Crown of Christ.


10:20 a.m.

The head of Egypt’s Copts,” Pope Tawadroz II, said in a statement that the fire was a”big loss for entire humanity” and affected”among the main monuments on earth.”

The Foreign Ministry in Cairo also expressed”great regret and pain” within the fire, citing Notre Dame’s”historic and civilization worth” to get France and entire legacy.


10:15 a.m.

Pope Francis is famous for French Catholics and the population”beneath the shock of the terrible fire” which ravaged the Notre Dame cathedral.

Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti stated on Twitter on Tuesday that the pope”is close to France” which he is supplying prayers”for those who are making an effort to cope with this scenario .”

Even the Vatican on Monday expressed”shock and sadness” in the fire that caused considerable damage to a palace which is”a symbol of Christianity in France and in the world”


10 a.m.

Funding for the renovation of Notre Dame is piling up at a rate, with just two of France’s richest families together rapidly pledging 300 million euros.

Businessman Francois-Henri Pinault and his billionaire dad Francois Pinault said they immediately gave 100 million euros Artemis, in their own company, to help fund repairs to the cathedral Monday night, devastated by fire.

A statement from Francois-Henri Pinault stated:”This catastrophe affects all French people” and”everybody wants to restore life as soon as possible for this gem of our heritage.”

That contribution was trumped by tycoon Bernard Arnault and his luxury goods.

LVMH known as the palace a”symbol of France, its tradition and its own motto.”


9:50 a.m.

European Union leader Donald Tusk is currently calling on the bloc’s member countries to assist France rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral is a symbol of what binds Europe.

Tusk, who seats summits of EU national leaders, also told lawmakers Tuesday that the blaze reminds Europeans of”how much we could lose.”

Tusk stated:”At stake here is something more than simply material help. The burning of the Notre Dame cathedral has again made us aware that we’re bound with something more important and more profound than treaties.”

Parliament President Antonio Tajani invited EU lawmakers, meeting in Strasbourg, France, to contribute their day’s wages.


9:45 a.m.

A spokesman for Paris firefighters states that”the entire flame is out” at Notre Dame cathedral.

Gabriel Plus said Tuesday morning that emergency services are currently”surveying the motion of the structures and extinguishing smoldering residues.”

Plus stated that today the fire is outside”this phase is for the specialists” to plan how to consolidate the edifice. 


9:10 a.m.

A statement Tuesday from LVMH said the luxury goods set along with also the Arnault family would make the contribution for the cathedral, which had been consumed by flames into a rebuilding fund.

LVMH known as the palace a”symbol of France, its heritage and its unity.”

The Pinault family’s sooner 100 million-euro contribution was reported by French press.


8:45 a.m.

A cultural heritage expert says France no longer has trees large enough to replace wooden beams that burned in the Notre Dame fire.

Vice president of preservation group Fondation du Patrimoine, bertrand de Feydeau, told France Info radio was built with beams from primal forests.

Talking Tuesday, he explained the cathedral’s roof cannot be rebuilt just as it was prior to the fire because”we don’t, at the moment, have trees on our territory of the size which were cut at the 13th century”

He stated the restoration work is going to have to use new technology to rebuild the roof.


8:40 a.m.

Experts are assessing the blackened shell of Paris’ Notre Dame Studio to set next measures to save that which remains after a devastating fire destroyed a lot of the nearly 900-year-old building.

With the fire that broke out Monday and quickly swallowed the cathedral under control, attention is turning to ensuring the remaining building’s structural integrity.

Junior Interior Minister Laurent Nunez announced that architects and other specialists would meet at the cathedral ancient Tuesday”to decide whether the structure is stable and when the firefighters can proceed inside to continue their work.”

Officials consider the fire an crash, news has done nothing to calm the federal mourning, although maybe as a result of restoration work happening at the architectural treasure.


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