BREAKING: Notre Dame fire spreads to tower after destroying spire and roof

A MASSIVE fire tearing through the iconic Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has now spread to one of its towers.

It started in the attic of the medieval building around 5.50pm local time and a frantic evacuation took place, local media report.

The blaze then spread and enveloped a large portion of the roof – eventually causing the spire's dramatic collapse. 

Its cause is not yet clear, but officials say it may be linked to renovation work. 

Dramatic pictures and video circulating on social media show enormous plumes of smoke billowing across the French...
source: Daily Star

2019-04-15 22:08
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