120 firefighters battle huge blaze at Paris’ science museum

A huge fire broke out around dawn on Thursday at the Cité des Sciences museum in Paris, one of the largest science museums in Europe.

Cité des Sciences museum, Paris.

Cité des Sciences museum, Paris. Image by george kiwi / CC BY-SA 2.0

The fire started in an empty building that was being decorated and it took around 120 firefighters and 30 fire engines to bring the blaze under control over roughly 6 hours. The cause of the fire and the extent of the damages is not yet known. Read more: thelocal.fr 

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