SAVING NOTRE DAME
The fire at Notre-Dame de Paris on April 15, 2019, shocked the world. The flames ravaged the cathedral's roof and threatened to destroy much of its historic heritage, including its precious stained-glass windows and millennia-old sculptures.
The firefighters worked tirelessly to bring the blaze under control, managing to save the main structure as well as some of the most precious relics.
The incident sparked a huge wave of international solidarity, with pledges of funding for the reconstruction of this iconic building which is a symbol of French culture and history.