Prosecutors: Cigarette could have started Notre Dame fire
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The catastrophic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral could have been caused by a burning cigarette or an electrical malfunction, French prosecutors said Wednesday.

A preliminary investigation into the April fire, which devastated large parts of the 850-year-old church, found no signs that the blaze was started deliberately, Paris prosecutor Remy Heitz said in a statement.

Investigators carried out a hundred witness hearings during the preliminary investigation, which concluded on Wednesday, Heitz...

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