No sign Notre Dame fire was intentional – Paris prosecutor
“We are favoring the theory of an accident,” Remy Heitz told journalists. “No evidence indicates it was an intentional act.”
« Rien ne va dans le sens d’un acte criminel. Les auditions des ouvriers commencent. 50 enquêteurs travaillent pour comprendre les circonstances de l’incendie », explique Rémy Heitz, le procureur de Paris. ⛪️🇫🇷 #NotreDame#NotreDameCathedralFire#notredame#ParisFire#parispic.twitter.com/pMaVmNqtUP— Quentin Warlop (@quentinwarlop) April 16, 2019
The French official said 50 people are involved in the investigation into the devastating fire. They are currently questioning workers who were present at the moment the fire broke out.
The devastation of the Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday is the highest-profile loss of France’s historical legacy in decades. The Paris Fire Department deployed 400 people in response to the blaze, which raged for hours before finally being contained.Also on rt.com Notre Dame suffers ‘colossal’ damage as firefighters avert ‘worst case scenario’ (INTERIOR PHOTOS)
The fire destroyed two-thirds of the roof and caused the collapse of the spire, which was undergoing reconstruction at the time.
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