The head of state spoke in the evening, while a fire, left shortly before 19 hours in the attic, still ravaged the cathedral. The two towers of the cathedral are saved, but two thirds of the roof are ravaged. From Washington to Berlin, everywhere the emotion is great. The Paris prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary investigation for "involuntary destruction by fire"
The construction workers are "heard by the investigators" announces the parquet of Paris.
The fire seems to be gone at the level of scaffolding installed on the roof of the building, in work for several months.