Dramatic Photos Show Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris Engulfed In Flames

Chris McGonigal
Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. - (GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT via Getty Images)

A fire engulfed the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday.

Photos show flames leaping from the historic cathedral and emergency personnel pouring water onto the fire to try to bring it under control.  

See the latest dramatic photos below. 

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Smoke billows as flames destroy the roof of the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

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Flames tear through the roof at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019.

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The steeple of the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

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Emergency services attack a fire at Notre Dame de Paris.

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  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.