Inferno at Qatari prince's Paris hotel

Parisian firemen tackle a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert, owned by Prince Abdullah Bin Abdullah al-Thani
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17 century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17 century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17 century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17th-century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17 century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A fireman stands near the 17 century Hotel Lambert during a fire on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A fireman stands near the 17th-century Hotel Lambert during a fire on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A fireman walks near the 17 century Hotel Lambert during a fire on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Firemen fight a blaze at the 17 century Hotel Lambert on July 10, 2013 in Paris. Hotel Lambert, by the architect Louis Le Vau located at the tip of the Ile Saint-Louis in Paris, was purchased in 2007 by the brother of the Emir of Qatar and currently being restore. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Photo taken on August 20, 2009 shows historic 17th-century mansion 'Hotel Lambert' at the extreme eastern end of the Ile de Saint Louis in Paris belonging to a brother of the emir of Qatar. A Paris court had to give its decision on September 9, 2009 after celebrity residents of Paris' Saint Louis island went to court to try to stop Qatar's royal family from modernising the pristine 17th-century 'hotel particulier' on the River Seine, classed as a UNESCO heritage site. French Culture ministry announced on January 22, 2010 that Qatar's royal family, French association 'Paris Historic' and 'Hotel Lambert''s landlord reached an agreement. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Photo taken on January 16, 2011 shows scaffoldings and a crane at the renovation site of the historic 17th-century mansion 'Hotel Lambert' at the extreme eastern end of the Saint Louis island on the Seine river in Paris belonging to a brother of the emir of Qatar. (AFP/Getty Images)