Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is on fire right now. Prosecutor has opened investigation on the cause of the massive fire. But the fire is not believed to be a criminal act.
United States Catholic Bishop has stated thus “Our hearts go out to the Archbishop and people of Paris.
United Kingdom Prime Minister said that his thoughts are with the people of France tonight. And with the emergency services.
However, Vatican expresses shock and sadness at Notre Dame fire.
UN Secretary General is horrified by the pictures coming from Paris.
Crowd of onlookers sing Hymns as fire continue to burn at Notre Dame.
Nevertheless, one fire fighter is seriously injured.
Meanwhile, President Macron of France is at the scene of the fire.
President Macron said that the worst has happened. He however promised to rebuild the cathedral.
The Spire of the cathedral collapsed after being engulfed by flame.
Paris Mayor tweets ” Fire Brigade trying to control terrible fire at the cathedral.
Most importantly, both towers of Notre Dame are not touched by fire.
Paris police tell public to avoid the area for now.
The fire has torn through the roof and steeple collapsed in flame.
The medieval Notre Dame Cathedral was completed in 1345.
13 million people a year visit Notre Dame in fourth arrondissement of Paris.
However the fire is still burning as at the time of this information.
Moreover, fire fighters are still battling to put off the fire.
Crowd of people is seen crying and singing the hymns.