The well-known Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris was on hearth and it unfold quickly throughout the constructing.
Efforts are being made to sort out the fireplace which broke out on Monday afternoon, however, to this point, the cathedral’s spire and roof have collapsed.
A spokesman for the cathedral stated the entire construction was “burning”.
“There shall be nothing left,” he stated. “It stays to be seen whether or not the vault, which protects the cathedral, shall be affected or not.”
The flame attracted a whole lot of spectators who gathered across the 850-year-old constructing to watch the flames in silence.
French President Emmanuel Macron, who has arrived on the scene, stated his ideas have been with “all Catholics and all French individuals.”
Mr Macron has cancelled his deliberate speech to the nation following the fireplace, an Élysée Palace official stated.
Historian Camille Pascal instructed French broadcaster BFMTV the fireplace was destroying “invaluable heritage.”
He stated: “For 800 years the Cathedral has watched over Paris.
“Joyful and unlucky occasions for hundreds of years have been marked by the bells of Notre Dame.
“We might be solely horrified by what we see”.
The reason for the fireplace will not be but clear, however officers speculate that it might be linked to renovation work.