France paying tribute to Notre Dame firefighters

France is paying a day-long tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved the internationally revered Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse and rescued its treasures from a devastating fire.

President Emmanuel Macron will host the firefighters for a special gathering to share “words of thanks”, according to his office.

Senior government ministers will also take part in the event at the presidential palace in Paris.

Later, Paris City Hall will hold a ceremony in the...
source: The Northern Echo

2019-04-18 11:14
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