April 15, 2019: Fire engulfed the spire and most of the roof.
Fire engulfed the spire and most of the roof. Thankfully, firefighters were able to control the blaze, saving the main structure including the bell towers and rose windows. Nobody was injured, and the Catholic relics housed in the cathedral and priceless works of art were rescued and brought to safety.
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Notre-Dame de Paris (“Our Lady of Paris”) also called Notre-Dame Cathedral or simply Notre-Dame is one of the most famous Gothic cathedrals in the world. Notre-Dame is located on Île de la Cité (island in the Seine River), in the 4th arrondissement of Paris. Notre-Dame Cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.
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