PARIS — Paris police say there is a fire at the city’s Notre Dame de Paris cathedral. Videos from social media show smoke billowing from the historic cathedral.
The fire started at 6:50 p.m. local time, according to city fire officials, who said it is spreading quickly. It does not look criminal and could be connected to recent restoration work of the church, according to officials.
Notre Dame, one of the most iconic and popular tourist attractions in Paris, is known for its Gothic architecture as well as its age. Parts of the church were completed in 1250.
Source: 6ABC News