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Authorities of Nantes did not find signs of forced entry in the Cathedral

Forced entry of the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Nantes, where on Saturday morning a fire occurred, it was not revealed, said the Prosecutor of the city of Saint Pierre.

"No sign of forced entry at the inputs was not found," the Prosecutor told AFP.

He noted that there have been three fires "at a considerable distance from each other." One of the foci was a large organ, which was completely burnt.

The fire in the Cathedral of Nantes occurred on Saturday morning. As stated by the head of firefighting and rescue service of the Department of the Loire Atlantique, the fire was contained within three hours. The Prosecutor's office of Nantes announced the launch of the investigation on suspicion of intentional arson of the Cathedral.

Arrived at the scene of the Prime Minister of France Jean Castex, the interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and culture Minister roselyne Bachelot. The head of government expressed gratitude to the firefighters for their professional and effective work in extinguishing fires and in solidarity with the people of Nantes and the Catholic community. Castex called for the restoration of the Cathedral as fast as possible.