Challenge of protecting cultural buildings

Fires around the world

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Recent major fires at cultural heritage sites (Source: FMGlobal)
CulturalsiteYearPlace
Glasgow School of Art2014Glasgow, U.K.
Dukezong, Shangri-LaCounty2014Yunnan Province, China
Institute of ScientificInsurance on Social Sciences2015Moscow, Russia
Clandon Park House2015Surrey, U.K.
National Museum of NaturalHistory2016New Delhi, India
Cathedral of Saint Sava2016New York, U.S.
Lingguan Mansion2017Sichuan Province, China
Jakarta Maritime Museum2018Jakarta, Indonesia
Glasgow School of Art2018Glasgow, U.K.
Jokhang Temple2018Tibet, China
National Museum2018Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Notre Dame Cathedral2019Paris, France

Fire protection strategies

As with Notre Damereported CNN

Sprinkler controversy

artifacts or art

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