Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris in flames. They burned 800 years of history.
Today, 15 April 2019, Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was engulfed in flames. They have burned over 800 years of Gothic history. The fire started at 18: 50, local time.
The Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris is (was) a monument of early Gothic architecture in France, the seat of the Archdiocese of Paris. The cathedral is (is) in the center of Paris.
Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris in flames
The construction began in 1163, on the place of a place of worship dedicated to the holy deacon Stephen. And today, in 2019, the cathedral was consumed by flames.
The fire was violent. Huge flames and a thick cloud of smoke made the firefighters' intervention difficult. An official from the Ministry of Interior of France said firefighters did everything they could to save Notre Dame Cathedral. But the damage seems to be huge, both material and spiritual.
No planes or helicopters were used to extinguish the fire, officials claiming that the water released from the flight could have further destroyed the cathedral.
UNESCO has said it will support France in the restoration and rehabilitation of Notre Dame Cathedral. It is a monument of heritage with invaluable value.