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Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris Catches Fire + Causes Severe Damages [PHOTOS]
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The Notre Dame Cathedral, one of Paris’ most iconic landmarks was engulfed in flames Monday. According to many reports, the fire caused the cathedral’s spire to collapse. Fire officials raced to save the rest of the monument from being completely destroyed.
There are many photos on social media that shows the cathedral being engulfed in flames. See some of the photos below.
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Heartbreaking 😢 . I remember my first visit to Notre Dame, I was 16 and it was my first time away from home, and Paris was my first city. . So sad to see such a beautiful piece of history in such despair. . #notredame #paris #history #notredamedeparis #ilovetravel #ilovetraveling #iloveparis
As reported on Buzzfeed, Laurent Nunez, French Junior Interior Minister posted to Twitter an updated about the fire at the cathedral. “The fire has lessened in intensity: the firefighters of Paris told me they are very hopeful about saving the northern tower.”
The French President, Emmanuel Macron has promised to rebuild the cathedra and will be seeking international help.
We will keep you posted with new updates.