BREAKING: Historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris IN FLAMES – Iconic Spire COLLAPSES (VIDEOS)
A fire has engulfed the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
According to French newspaper Le Monde, a fire broke out in the attic and the building has been evacuated.
Officials in Paris are saying the fire may be linked to a multi-million dollar renovation project, however the cause has not been confirmed.
Firefighters rushed to the scene Monday evening to help put out the blaze.
Notre Dame is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of Paris and is a historic site that attracts millions of visitors every year.
Oh my god, this is hotrendous. The Notre Dame in Paris is on fire. Huge blaze. pic.twitter.com/uZQtmie9tS
— Hannah Jane Parkinson (@ladyhaja) April 15, 2019
The iconic spire and roof on the 850-year-old building collapsed!
— Paul Joseph Watson (@PrisonPlanet) April 15, 2019
President Trump said Monday that firefighters “must act quickly!”
So horrible to watch the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out. Must act quickly!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 15, 2019
Update:AP reported: Notre Dame spokesman Andre Finot told French media: “Everything is burning, nothing will remain from the frame.”
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