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15-04-2019, 18:59   #61
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It was on Rte news..
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15-04-2019, 18:59   #62
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Video of the spire collapsing, Terrible.
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15-04-2019, 18:59   #63
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Originally Posted by Hurrache View Post
Ah c'mon, Sky News were slow getting to it, even France 24 had a panel discussing politics while CNN had live coverage.
That’s not really convincing me that RTE is that good but that the others also failed. They used to have breaking news for this kind of this. All you need is two minute. You can use Twitter video.

All this proves that old media is dead. I got the information on twitter. And here.
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15-04-2019, 19:00   #65
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I visited Notre Dame in 2004. It was magnificent
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Originally Posted by Force Carrier View Post
Has anything so priceless ever been destroyed by fire before?
Frst one that springs to mind in peacetime is La Fenice theatre in Venice .
Of course several monuments in Europe went up in flames during WW2.

So sad and shocking to watch.
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Originally Posted by hairyslug View Post
Sky News were reporting no sign of any fire fighting efforts.
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There would be staff and security in there. Even out of hours.
The fire must have taken quite a hold before anyone could even start to deal with it.
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I hope none of those vest morons were blocking the firemen. This is depressing.
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C'est terrible
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Huge drums of water launched from helicopters should be deployed
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Huge drums of water launched from helicopters should be deployed
Quiet down there Trump.
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Originally Posted by Beechwoodspark View Post
Huge drums of water launched from helicopters should be deployed
Water balloon mortars.
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15-04-2019, 19:02   #75
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BFM Tv Paris is great for breaking news. OK, if you understand French I suppose! Good visuals also. Well they are on the ground so to speak.
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