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French investigators probing the devastating blaze at Notre-Dame Cathedral questioned workers who were renovating the monument on April 16, as hundreds of millions of euros were pledged to restore the historic masterpiece. As firefighters put out the last smouldering embers, a host of French billionaires and companies stepped forward with offers of cash worth around 600 million euros ($680 million) to remake the iconic structure.

A combination of two pictures made on April 16, 2019 shows (Up) the heart and transept at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris on June 26, 2018 and (Bottom) the same view of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris in the aftermath one day after a fire devastated the cathedral on April 16, 2019.

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Firefighters at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

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The damaged interior of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

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In this image made available on Tuesday April 16, 2019 flames and smoke rise from the blaze as the spire starts to topple on Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

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Men work on a statue on a facade at Notre-Dame Cathedral after a massive fire devastated large parts of the gothic structure in Paris, France, April 16, 2019.

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A man walks nside the damaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

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The damaged Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

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Consultant Patrick Palem (R) checks statues that were removed from the spire of Paris' Notre-Dame Cathedral in a workshop at the Socra company for restoration work in Marsac-sur-L'Isle, France, April 16, 2019.

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A combination of two pictures made on April 16, 2019 shows (Up) worshippers as they arrive to take part in a mass at Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris on June 26, 2018 and (Bottom) the same view of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris in the aftermath one day after a fire devastated the cathedral on April 16, 2019. -

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A combination of two pictures made on April 16, 2019 shows (Up) people attending a mass at the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris on June 26, 2018 and (Bottom) an interior view of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris in the aftermath one day after a fire devastated the cathedral on April 16, 2019. -

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Smoke rises around the altar in front of the cross inside the Notre Dame Cathedral as a fire continues to burn in Paris, France, April 16, 2019.

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An undamaged sculpture and painting (R) inside the Notre-Dame-de Paris Cathedral in Paris.

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This general view shows an undamaged painting inside the Notre-Dame-de Paris Cathedral in Paris.

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The damaged roof of Notre-Dame-de Paris Cathedral in Paris.

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This general view shows the organ inside the Notre-Dame-de Paris Cathedral in Paris.

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Debris inside the Notre-Dame-de Paris Cathedral in Paris.

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