Huge fire ravages the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The spire of 850-year-old Cathedral collapsed!
Around 5.50pm (GMT) it was first reported about a huge fire that spread the legendary Notre Dame de Paris.
The news agencies report that the fire started in the attic and rapidly spread across the roof-line. Soon afterwards one of the spires and a section of the wall collapsed. One of the main reason of the tragedy is said to be the restoration works.
Officials in Paris ensure that the firefighters do their best to bring the fire under control and stop further devastation of historical monument. But meanwhile enormous plumes of white smoke keep spreading the local area.
No doubt, a thorough investigation will find out the reason of fire. Meanwhile we have some videos from the scene: