A French police officer directs traffic while firefighters work to put out a fire that broke out at Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, causing serious damage. Photo: AFP A French police officer directs traffic while firefighters work to put out a fire that broke out at Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, causing serious damage. Photo: AFP
A French police officer directs traffic while firefighters work to put out a fire that broke out at Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, causing serious damage. Photo: AFP
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Fire breaks out at historic Nantes cathedral in France, arson suspected

  • About 100 firefighters have contained the blaze in the Gothic cathedral, which was built between the 15th and 19th centuries
  • The organ was destroyed but the damage is not as serious as last year’s fire at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

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A French police officer directs traffic while firefighters work to put out a fire that broke out at Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, causing serious damage. Photo: AFP A French police officer directs traffic while firefighters work to put out a fire that broke out at Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, causing serious damage. Photo: AFP
A French police officer directs traffic while firefighters work to put out a fire that broke out at Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul cathedral in Nantes, causing serious damage. Photo: AFP
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