Your tip
RadarOnlineRadarOnline
BREAKING NEWS

Paris Tragedy: Iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral Collapsing Amid 'Terrible' Fire

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

A horrific fire broke out at the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, and now, the iconic Catholic church is in danger of collapsing entirely.

This Monday, April 15, the flames began, causing parts of the ancient cathedral to shatter. As firefighters continue trying to halt the destruction, RadarOnline.com's obtained a shocking video of the "out of control" blaze.

In the clip, one can see fire pouring out of the of Notre Dame as teams struggle to contain the flames.

Article continues below advertisement

The French capitol's Mayor said experts are still "trying to control a terrible fire."

"That fire is raging for the time being," Melissa Bell, CNN International Correspondent said during the broadcast of the live fire.

RadarOnline.com readers know the church — which has appeared in many films, books, documentaries and history books — was built in 1160 and completed one hundred years later in 1260.

This Monday, the spire at the top of the church collapsed after being engulfed in flames. The tragedy began moments after the Holy Easter Week festivities began at the historic monument.

MORE ON:
Notre Dame Cathedral

"The fire is raging uncontrollably," Bell reported on CNN.

The Paris Mayor's asked residents and tourists to "respect the security perimeter" set up around Notre-Dame as the fire continues to burn.

Stay with RadarOnline.com for updates to the story.

Advertisement

DAILY. BREAKING. CELEBRITY NEWS. ALL FREE.

More From Radar Online

    Opt-out of personalized ads

    © Copyright 2024 RADAR ONLINE™️. A DIVISION OF MYSTIFY ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK INC. RADAR ONLINE is a registered trademark. All rights reserved. Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy. People may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Offers may be subject to change without notice.