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Notre Dame Cathedral

Smoke and flames rise during a fire at the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, potentially involving renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said. Photo by ABACAPRESS.COM

PHOTOS: Notre Dame Cathedral on fire

Firefighters rushed to the legendary Notre Dame Cathedral on Monday afternoon after a fire broke out at the central Paris landmark. According to local news reports, police have been treating the incident as an accident. The cathedral is best known for being featured in Victor Hugo’s classic novel “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”