Par Anne-Hélène Dorison Publié le 19 juillet 2020 à 09h30 - Mis à jour le 20 juillet 2020 à 09h01. 2020, 09:02 Un incendie s'est déclaré ce 18 juillet dans la cathédrale de Nantes, où les pompiers sont toujours en cours d'intervention. Nantes : violent incendie dans la cathédrale, l’orgue détruit Trois départs de feu ont été identifiés dans l’édifice. Breitbart London has previously reported on how dozens of French cathedrals, churches, and other historic buildings were in danger following the devastating Notre-Dame fire in 2019. Johanna Rolland, the mayor of Nantes, said on French television that she had been allowed inside the cathedral with firefighters and saw reasons for optimism, while acknowledging the trauma. Cathédrale de Nantes : enquête ouverte pour « incendie volontaire » VIDÉO. STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS. Le Premier ministre, Jean Castex, a fait samedi une courte déclaration rendant hommage "au dévouement et au très grand professionnalisme de la grosse centaine de sapeurs-pompiers". “The damages are real, but they are localized,” she said, adding that it was “a sad day for Nantes and its people.”, Fire Hits Cathedral in French City of Nantes. The cause of the fire, which is not currently known. Workers are continuing to delicately remove about 40,000 pieces of twisted scaffolding from the stone structure that were melted in the fire at the Paris cathedral last year. Les flammes frappaient notamment l'orgue de la cathédrale. French television stations broadcast images of thick smoke pouring out of a giant stained-glass window, a painful reminder for many of the blaze that devastated Notre-Dame and sent its spire crashing through the roof, bringing the Paris landmark to the verge of collapse. La dépollution de la cathédrale de Nantes commencera en décembre 2020. With multiple fires started, … Photo SDIS 44 Department of Fire and Rescue. The Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul of Nantes, also known as Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul or simply Nantes Cathedral, which dates from 1434, has been engulfed in flames. A l'intérieur de la cathédrale gothique Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Nantes, après l'incendie, le 18 juillet. The origin of the Notre-Dame fire is still unknown, but investigators have focused on the possibility of a short-circuit in the electrified bells of the spire, or in elevators that had been set up among scaffolding. Over 100 firefighters were sent to the cathedral in Nantes after they were alerted shortly before 8 a.m., but the “violent fire” was controlled in hours, according to Gen. Laurent Ferlay, the head of the firefighters in the Loire Atlantique area, which includes the city. Our original report continues below. Nantes : découvrez les photos de l'incendie qui a endommagé la cathédrale. pic.twitter.com/z8ZaigcI3s, — Pompiers de France (@PompiersFR) July 18, 2020, French Conservatives Warn of 75 ‘Small Notre Dame’ Level Disasters Waiting to Happen in Paris Alone https://t.co/lG1i49EMdc, — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) June 11, 2019, London / EuropePoliticsPre-ViralCathedral of St Peter and St Paul of NantesCathedralsChristianityFranceHeritageHistoryNantesNantes CathedralNotre DameRoman Catholic ChurchSaint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral. VIDÉO. According to the Ouest-France outlet, there were several sources of ignition in the church. “How are you? UPDATE: Regional fire chief General Laurent Ferlay has told AFP that, after a two-hour battle, firemen have contained the blaze. A major fire which broke out in the cathedral in the western French city of Nantes, ... engagés sur l'#incendie à la cathédrale Saint-Pierre ... 18, 2020. Johanna Rolland, Maire de Nantes, s’est rendue sur place dès le début de matinée alors que les pompiers luttaient activement contre l’incendie de la Cathédrale Saint Pierre Saint Paul à Nantes. Un incendie s’est déclaré samedi matin à l’intérieur de la cathédrale de Nantes. Published July 18, 2020 Updated July 26, 2020; The Roman Catholic cathedral, also known as Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul or simply Nantes Cathedral, is an epoch-spanning structure begun in the 1434 and completed in 1891, described as the “Gothic jewel of the city of the Dukes” by French president Emmanuel Macron. Soutien à nos sapeurs-pompiers qui prennent tous les risques pour sauver ce joyau gothique de la cité des Ducs. BREAKING: Arson Suspected After Fire Guts #Nantes Cathedral, France https://t.co/QRNP1W9hHm, — Breitbart London (@BreitbartLondon) July 18, 2020. “The roof hasn’t been hit,” he noted. Nantes Cathedral, or the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul of Nantes (French: Cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Nantes), is a Roman Catholic Gothic cathedral located in Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France.Construction began in 1434, on the site of a Romanesque cathedral, and took 457 years to finish in 1891. “Support for our firefighters who take all the risks to save this Gothic jewel of the city of the Dukes,” he said of the epic structure, which was started in the 15th century and not completed until 1891. The authorities have opened an arson investigation; three separate starting points for the blaze have been detected. The Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, a Gothic building in Nantes that was built across four centuries and completed in 1891, was previously suffered a fire in 1972, which destroyed much of its wooden framework. Courage aux sapeurs-#pompiers du @SDIS44 engagés sur l’#incendie à la cathédrale ... — Pompiers de France (@PompiersFR) July 18, 2020. pic.twitter.com/c8LXkS6Bhc, — Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) July 18, 2020, — Jnoel Valentin (@JnoelValentin) July 18, 2020. — Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) July 18, 2020, The cathedral in Nantes burns. Elle a exprimé l’émotion et l’immense tristesse des Nantaises et des Nantais. Father François Renaud, who is in charge of the cathedral, told Agence-France Presse that stained-glass windows from the 16th century had burst in the fire, and that the platform on which the organ rested was in danger of collapsing. ÉTAT "L'État prendra à sa charge la restauration de la cathédrale de Nantes", ... INCENDIE DE LA CATHÉDRALE DE NANTES. Le procureur de la République de Nantes évoque trois différents départs de feu, selon « 20 minutes ». “Support for our firefighters who take all risks to save this Gothic jewel of the city.”, Prime Minister Jean Castex traveled to Nantes on Saturday afternoon, visiting the damaged cathedral and praising the firefighters who responded to the fire. Des riverains devant l’incendie, le 18 juillet à Nantes. UPDATE: Regional fire chief General Laurent Ferlay has told AFP that, after a two-hour battle, firemen have contained the blaze. The images of smoke pouring out of the Gothic building were a painful reminder of the fire that mauled Notre-Dame in Paris, but the authorities said the damage would not be as serious. The wire service reports that officials have told them the damage is “not comparable to last year’s fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris”, although interior fixtures including the cathedral organ have been destroyed. La cathédrale de Nantes en février 2020 / AFP/Archives Un incendie s'est déclaré samedi matin à l'intérieur de la cathédrale de Nantes, ont indiqué à l'AFP les pompiers de Loire-Atlantique. Protéger, secourir et sauver. Incendie dans la cathédrale de Nantes : une enquête ouverte pour «incendie volontaire» 18 juil. “It is not a scenario like at Notre-Dame de Paris,” General Ferlay told reporters, adding that the fire, though contained, was not yet extinguished. Après Notre-Dame, la cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, au cœur de Nantes, est en flammes. Des policiers tentent d'éteindre l'incendie qui ravage la cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de Nantes (Loire-Atlantique), le 18 juillet 2020. #Nantes | Courage aux sapeurs-#pompiers du @SDIS44 engagés sur l’#incendie à la cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de #Nantes. Notre-Dame last month. Workers are continuing to delicately remove about 40,000 pieces of twisted scaffolding from the precarious stone structure that were melted in the Notre-Dame fire. Please let us know if you're having issues with commenting. Soutien à nos sapeurs-pompiers qui prennent tous les risques pour sauver ce joyau gothique de la cité des Ducs. Il a finalement été relâché, sans poursuite à son encontre. Publié le 18 juillet 2020 à 08h40 Modifié le 18 juillet 2020 à 19h01 Incendie à la cathédrale de Nantes : Castex remercie les pompiers [Vidéos] In Nantes, a city of about 300,000 people near the Atlantic coast, it took 13 years to reopen St. Peter and St. Paul after a fire tore through the cathedral’s roof in 1972. The authorities in Nantes, France, said that a fire that broke out at the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul was being investigated as arson. “After Notre-Dame, the Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral, in the heart of Nantes, is in flames,” President Emmanuel Macron of France wrote on Twitter. Incendie à la cathédrale Saint-Pierre à Nantes, ce samedi 18 juillet 2020 — S. Salom Gomis/ SIPA Un incendie s'est déclaré ce samedi matin à la cathédrale Saint-Pierre-Saint-Paul de Nantes. The blaze changed the face of Paris and prompted a nationwide reckoning over the state of France’s 86 cathedrals and tens of thousands of other monuments, which historians had long warned were being neglected. It was replaced with a structure in concrete, which General Ferlay said had helped limit the damage this time. Firefighters say they have contained a huge blaze that broke out inside a historic cathedral in the western French city of Nantes on Saturday. In the wake of the fire, the Nantes Prosecutor’s Office has opened an arson case. Une centaine de pompiers dépêchés sur place sont parvenus à circonscrire le feu. L’incendie de la cathédrale de Nantes est une nouvelle épreuve pour tous les Français attachés à notre héritage culturel et ... 2020. Incendie à la cathédrale de Nantes : ce que l’on sait L’homme de 39 ans était chargé de fermer la cathédrale vendredi soir. Ce n’est pas la première fois que cette cathédrale gothique au cœur de Nantes est touchée par un incendie. Blaze At Centuries-Old Cathedral In Nantes Under Investigation As Arson The fire at the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul called to mind the one at Notre Dame Cathedral last year. “Bravo.”. Bertrand Guay/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images, President Emmanuel Macron of France wrote on Twitter, Nantes, a city of about 300,000 people near the Atlantic coast. Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul of Nantes. The Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul of Nantes, also known as Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul or simply Nantes Cathedral, which dates from 1434, has been engulfed in flames. Father Hubert Champenois, the rector of Nantes, who witnessed the fire decades ago, told the French television channel BFMTV on Saturday that the blaze on Saturday did not look as devastating. Les dégâts causés par un incendie dans la cathédrale de Nantes, le 18 juillet 2020. 2020-07-20T06:56:00.000+02:00 - La rédaction de LCI. The fire in the French capital last year started in the attic, ravaging the famed latticework of ancient timbers known as “the forest,” before spreading to the towers, and it left three jagged openings in the vaulted ceiling of Notre-Dame, one of Europe’s most visited monuments. The authorities in Nantes, France, said that a fire that broke out at the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul was being investigated as arson. A fire broke out inside the cathedral of the western French city of Nantes in the early hours of Saturday, but the authorities quickly said there was no comparison with the blaze that engulfed Notre-Dame in Paris last year, despite ominous images of flames and smoke coming from the building. Images from inside the cathedral showed charred wooden debris and stones shattered on its floor. “After Notre-Dame, Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral, in the heart of Nantes, is in flames,” lamented President Emmanuel Macron in a social media post. — Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) July 18, 2020 Un incendie s'est déclaré ce samedi matin, aux alentours de 7h45, dans l'enceinte de la cathédrale de Nantes. #Nantes | Courage aux sapeurs-#pompiers du @SDIS44 engagés sur l’#incendie à la cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul de #Nantes. Cigarette butts, which were found on the scaffolding, have also been suspected. General Ferlay said that the fire had broken out near the organ of the cathedral and had destroyed the instrument entirely. Live . Mr. Macron, who had vowed to rebuild the cathedral within five years, said this month that the cathedral had to be restored in a way that would be “as true as possible,” to its “complete, coherent and last known state.”. Après Notre-Dame, la cathédrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul, au cœur de Nantes, est en flammes. Not too tired?” he asked some of them. EN IMAGES. Protéger, secourir et sauver.