Lit up the left tower of Notre Dame Cathedral, where the fire started. About it reports Reuters.
In extinguishing the fire participate at least several hundred firefighters, reports TASS. The right tower of the Cathedral to inspect inside, said RIA Novosti. The fire Department of Paris stressed that the suppression of the building from the air can lead to its collapse.
Previously, the Cathedral began a special mission to rescue works of art. In the course of the fire had already collapsed the roof, the steeple and clock of the Cathedral.
Notre Dame Cathedral — Catholic Church in the centre of Paris, one of the symbols of the French capital. It was built nearly two hundred years.
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