Parisian Roadblocks

Here we see the Paris Fire Brigade in action- they’ve blocked off this road and are completing what can only be a daring rescue of a cat from a rooftop (well, do you seen any smoke from a fire)? Rue de Lafayette, where this action is taking place, is a one-way street, so the local police department (the “Prefecture of Police“) only needed to block the road at one end. But a lost cat isn’t the only reason for the Parisian police to close streets – a connecting lane behind the US Embassy has also been blocked at…

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