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Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris engulfed in fire

A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, but firefighters managed to save the shell of the stone structure and its two main bell towers from collapse.

Flames that began in the early evening burst rapidly through the roof of the eight centuries-old cathedral and engulfed the spire, which toppled, quickly followed by the entire roof.

Printable version | Apr 15, 2021 11:20:53 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/international/notre-dame-cathedral-in-paris-engulfed-in-fire/article26851243.ece

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