Fire breaks out at Nantes cathedral in western France

TV images shows smoke coming out of the 15th century structure

Reuters July 18, 2020


 Firemen were battling a fire that broke out early on Saturday morning inside the cathedral in the western French city of Nantes, the local fire service said on Twitter.

TV images showed smoke coming out of the 15th century structure. The blaze comes a just over a year after a major fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, which destroyed its main spire.


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