Quote of the Day: A Beloved Landmark Loses Its Roof as Paris Weeps – The New York Times

As the last rush of tourists were trying to get in for the day, the doors of Notre-Dame were abruptly shut without explanation, witnesses said.CreditIan Langsdon/EPA, via Shutterstock

“These cathedrals and houses of worship are built to burn. If they weren’t houses of worship, they’d be condemned.”

~VINCENT DUNN, a former New York City fire chief, who said that fire hose treams could not reach the top of such a cathedral.

Source: Quotation of the Day: A Beloved Landmark Loses Its Roof as Paris Weeps – The New York Times

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