Fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris
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Fire damages Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Experts inspect the damaged Notre Dame cathedral after the fire in Paris.

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View of damage to Notre Dame Cathedral following a fire that devastated the landmark in Paris. The famed stained-glass windows in the cathedral survived the blaze.

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Debris fills the interior of the cathedral following a 12-hour firefight. 

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A hole is seen in the dome inside Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris following the battle to extinguish flames, which claimed its spire and roof but spared its bell towers.

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The fire at Notre Dame left a hole in the cathedral’s dome.

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Firefighters talk near a rose window of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Experts assessed the damage April 16 to establish next steps to save what remained the day after a devastating fire.

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Visitors came to see and photograph the damage at Notre Dame.

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Charred windows at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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An image taken from France Televisions video shows the fire damage inside the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

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Workers inspect damage. The cathedral’s flying buttresses are seen at left and in the foreground. The slanted supports were invented at the cathedral to provide support to an “exceptionally tall structure,” says USC history professor Carolyn M. Malone.

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Damage caused to Notre-Dame Cathedral following a major fire in Paris.

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Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday, April 15, 2019. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument. (Thibault Camus / Associated Press)
The steeple collapses as smoke and flames engulf Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt / AFP/Getty Images)
Parisians gather on the Seine riverbank to look at the flames burning the roof of Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Julien De Rosa / EPA)
People kneel as they pray outside and watch the Notre Dame fire. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Eric Feferberg / AFP/Getty Images)
The view from Montparnasse Tower shows flames and smoke at Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Philippe Lopez / AFP/Getty Images)
Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Fouad Maghrane / AFP/Getty Images)
Firefighters douse the facade of Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Zakaria Abdelkafi / AFP/Getty Images)
Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Veronique de Viguerie / Getty Images)
Notre Dame. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Ian Langsdon / EPA)
The roof of Notre Dame after the massive fire. A ferocious and fast-moving blaze, which broke out about 6:45 p.m., destroyed large parts of the 850-year-old Gothic monument in Paris. (Yoan Valat / EPA)
Smoke and flames rise from a fire at the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris. (Francois Guillot / AFP/Getty Images)
The roof at the back of Notre Dame Cathedral, behind the nave, is in flames. (Francois Guillot / AFP/Getty Images)
Seen from across the Seine River, smoke and flames rise from the fire at the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral. (Francois Guillot / AFP/Getty Images)
Smokes ascends as flames rise during the fire at the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral. (Francois Guillot / AFP/Getty Images)
Massive plumes of smoke fill the air above Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. (Lori Hinant / Associated Press)
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