Smoke and flames rise from the cathedral of Notre Dame on April 15, 2019 in Paris, France.

Its interior is a stunning display of Canadian religious art. The cause of the fire is yet unknown, but officials said it was possibly linked to ongoing renovation work. Thoughts are now turning to how Notre-Dame will be rebuilt. 14/40. A view of the Notre-Dame Cathedral, under restoration following a fire in April 2019, located on one of two natural islands, Ils Saint-Louis, in the River Seine, central Paris on February 18, 2020. It has been declared a Heritage Site by the City of Ottawa and a National Historic Site by the Canadian government. French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to reconstruct the historic building even as the fire still burned, while two French business magnates had pledged about €300m ($339m; £259m) between them by early Tuesday.

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Notre Dame cathedral fire damage revealed in before and after photos. The famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is currently on fire. Yesterday, the world watched in open-mouthed horror as Notre Dame Cathedral, an 800-year-old monument in Paris, France, burst into flames. Notre Dame Cathedral Fire: Everything You Need To Know Reports of a "terrible fire" that is currently engulfing the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, have circulated around the world. The cathedral’s spire, before, during the fire and after.

Flames burn the roof of the landmark Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, during a fire.