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France: Fire engulfs world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris00:35

France: Fire engulfs world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

France, Paris
April 15, 2019 at 17:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

Firefighters responded to a blaze which broke out at the world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris on Monday.

Plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the 850-year-old cathedral.

The fire department confirmed that a major operation was underway.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.

France: Fire engulfs world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris00:35
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Firefighters responded to a blaze which broke out at the world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in central Paris on Monday.

Plumes of smoke could be seen rising from the 850-year-old cathedral.

The fire department confirmed that a major operation was underway.

The cause of the blaze is not yet known.