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These treasures were saved thanks to a huge amount of courage by the firefighters of Paris working with the ministry of culture and city officials. [...] The fire did not reach [the cathedral’s large paintings], but in such cases there is often water damage. We will know more as soon as we can get back inside and establish a diagnosis. We must remove the paintings as soon as possible, clean them, dehumidify them, put them in a suitable place for conservation and begin restoration.