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Notre Dame Fire Deemed ‘Accident,’ But Here’s What the Media is Not Telling You
24News ^ | 04-15-2019 | Jenn Carter

Posted on 04/15/2019 4:31:47 PM PDT by montag813

by Jenn Carter

On Monday, the world reacted in horror as the nearly 900-year old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was nearly completely destroyed by fire.

Horrific flames quickly engulfed the entire core structure, and after 2 hours, the iconic spire collapsed, along with most of the roof and its 210 tons of lead.

That's what we know.

Here's what we don't: What caused it?

Well the media seems to have focused on one reason, and one reason only: the cathedral was "under construction" -- a reported $7 million project lasting years, and scheduled to complete just this year.

Therefore the most logical reason, absent obvious foul play, is a "construction accident."

FoxNews and most other nets treated it as such:

Given the scope of the renovations, it is quite likely a "welding spark ignited paint thinner" or any other cause widely speculated in media reports, that can typically occur on a busy construction site.

But there's just one big problem with that.

Two hours after the spire collapsed, French-Greek journalist Sotiri Dimpinoudis reported that there were no construction workers onsite at the time of the fire:

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1 posted on 04/15/2019 4:31:47 PM PDT by montag813
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To: montag813
My dad's house burned down when I was a kid due to faulty wiring.

Sometimes bad things happen.

I'm not ruling out terrorism though as that was my first thought.

2 posted on 04/15/2019 4:34:22 PM PDT by ealgeone
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To: montag813

So, if there were “no construction workers on the site”, ho was there - after the tourists were locked out?


3 posted on 04/15/2019 4:34:36 PM PDT by Robert A Cook PE (The democrats' national goal: One world social-communism under one world religion: Atheistic Islam.)
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To: montag813

Terrorism and conspiracies are oh so much sexier than a careless construction worker.


4 posted on 04/15/2019 4:35:23 PM PDT by Artemis Webb
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To: montag813

Spontaneous combustion? A bunch of rags soaked in a solvent heaped together near a wall?


5 posted on 04/15/2019 4:35:43 PM PDT by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: montag813

Nothing to see here. If you say Muslims did it, then you’re an Islamophobe and attacking Omar. So let’s just all change our Facebook page to say “Je suis French” and tag a photo of a peaceful Muslim and denounce ALL hate (especially those mean-old whyyyte peoples) and then everything will be hunky-dory until the next massacre/destruction by Islamofascists.


6 posted on 04/15/2019 4:36:26 PM PDT by Extremely Extreme Extremist (Trust the plan of the 17th letter of the English alphabet!!)
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To: SkyDancer

Had that happen once


7 posted on 04/15/2019 4:37:17 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: montag813

Possible yes, likely no.

Occam’s razor.

5.56mm


8 posted on 04/15/2019 4:38:12 PM PDT by M Kehoe (DRAIN THE SWAMP! BUILD THE WALL!)
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To: Artemis Webb

Certainly make for better explanations than a careless construction worker, when no construction workers were present and the building was closed.


9 posted on 04/15/2019 4:38:25 PM PDT by thoughtomator (The Clinton Coup attempt was a worse attack on the USA than was 9/11)
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To: Artemis Webb
multiple times they tried to burn THIS church, and took out 4 score others in 2 months.

and ... why are they laughing? would you?


10 posted on 04/15/2019 4:38:44 PM PDT by Diogenesis ( WWG1WGA)
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To: Robert A Cook PE

French reports say the fire was found just minutes after closing for tourists.

Perhaps a backpack secreted in a corner with some phosphorus in a glass jar? Remove the lid and let it smolder in the pack?

I read that in a spy novel book once.


11 posted on 04/15/2019 4:39:36 PM PDT by GRRRRR (Make America Greater Than Ever Before!)
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To: montag813

Previous attemps...Easter week...muslims want to take over the country and Europe...yeah, construction accident...yup.


12 posted on 04/15/2019 4:39:56 PM PDT by CincyRichieRich (But the noble man makes noble plans, and by noble deeds they stand. Isaiah 32:8)
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To: montag813

If a news article starts with a meme, it isn’t an actual news article.


13 posted on 04/15/2019 4:40:13 PM PDT by proust (Justice delayed is injustice.)
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To: montag813
On Monday, the world reacted in horror as the nearly 900-year old Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was nearly completely destroyed by fire.

Over here we had 9/11.

Looks like they just had their 4/15.

It's time for folks to tell the muzz apologists skum to just stuff it, they are not believable any longer.

.

14 posted on 04/15/2019 4:43:06 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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During the Great Fire of London in 1666, St. Paul’s Cathedral was totally destroyed. Basically the same thing happened, burning wood ceiling frame, and melting lead destroyed much below. When the fire had first started, many people had moved their property, books, etc., to the vault in the Cathedral’s vault for safe-keeping.The fire was so intense that it burned through the vault, and everything within was lost. Many burials in the vaults below were also destroyed due to the fire.


15 posted on 04/15/2019 4:43:56 PM PDT by mass55th ("Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway." ~~ John Wayne)
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To: CincyRichieRich

It is like a metaphor.


16 posted on 04/15/2019 4:44:16 PM PDT by Pietro
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To: montag813

Even if it IS arson, the authorities will never admit it. Jihadis are a protected class in Europe.


17 posted on 04/15/2019 4:44:45 PM PDT by sevlex
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To: montag813

They’d better find or else set up a backstory fast. Or, maybe it was just an accident due to fire of a torch or even wiring. A guy slips and drops a hot torch and screams and runs away.

Problem: If there were workers exactly, precisely at the point of the fire’s origin, then okay.

But, what if their Facebook and Instagram and other information mysteriously got deleted? And trips to and from Syria and Iran were simply vacations? And intensive Islamic studies were due to inspiration only?

Still, I would hate to be the guy who accidentally set such a fire and ran away. Can you imagine that predicament?


18 posted on 04/15/2019 4:45:05 PM PDT by frank ballenger (End vote fraud,non-citizen voting & leftist media news censorship or we're finishid.)
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To: montag813

One month ago there was the New Zealand mosque shooting... also a month ago, another church caught fire in France, a priest was stabbed not too long ago...


19 posted on 04/15/2019 4:45:45 PM PDT by dragonblustar (I love reading Trump tweets in the morning.)
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To: Diogenesis

Go to THIS thread and read the endless light hearted comments from FReepers.
https://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3742164/posts

Then ask the exact same question about the FReepers. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not defending Muslims, but a couple of laughing Muslims isn’t exactly proof that the fire was arson.


20 posted on 04/15/2019 4:45:53 PM PDT by Artemis Webb
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