Notre Dame fire may have been caused by power fault or cigarette – prosecutors

FILE PHOTO: A picture shows rubbles and the cross at the altar, inside the the Notre-Dame Cathedral after it sustained major fire damage from the previous month, during the visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France May 15, 2019. Philippe Lopez/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) – An electrical fault or a burning cigarette may have been responsible for the fire that gutted Notre-Dame Cathedral, French authorities investigating the cause of April’s blaze said on Wednesday. Paris prosecutors said that, while they were investigating the possibility of negligence, they currently had no reason to believe the fire was started […]

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