In Paris the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris burns: the spire and roof collapsed

On Monday evening in the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris was a fire. The spire of the Cathedral collapsed, then the roof.

The fire occurred on the upper levels of the Cathedral, the building was under repair. People were evacuated, reports Le Figaro.

A lot of people gathered on the site, the area is cordoned off. Firefighters work, but it is difficult to fight the fire. It is reported that the power of the hoses is not enough to extinguish the fire at this height.

The Prosecutor’s office began checking on the fact of the fire. One version of the fire is called repair work.
Information on victims didn’t arrive.

The President and Prime Minister of France are going to the Cathedral. Emmanuel Macron was supposed to address the citizens this evening to announce the measures that the government is ready to take in response to the protests of the “yellow vests”.