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The burning Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in France took video

In social networks was published video of the fire in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in the French city of Nantes.

Jnoel Valentin Twitter caught burning building — the footage can be seen escaping from the Cathedral of flames.

The footage of the French TV channel BFM visible black smoke.

Twitter user Valentin Bourdaud showed the work of the fire service.

On Saturday morning lit up the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul. Its construction began in the XV century and lasted 457 years. The Cathedral is one of the largest Gothic churches in France. It is only six meters below the Eiffel tower.

Later it became known that the fire was localized, at the scene worked 104 firefighters and 45 vehicles. According to the Prosecutor of the city of Pierre Sen, the cause of the fire could be arson.