The historic French cathedral of Notre Dame caught fire today, causing millions in damages to the historic French site.
While undergoing renovations a fire broke out, eventually spreading to the upper levels of the historic landmark.
While nobody has been injured, the damage to the cathedral is extensive, with one of the building’s towers collapsing before the roof collapsed on itself.
The fire, which has been raging for hours, is stated to be under control but is expected to continue for days.
French President Emmanuel Macron has stated that the French government will rebuild the landmark, but the extent of the damage is ongoing.
As of tonight, the cathedral remains in flames as Parisian fire officials continue to battle the flames.
Stay with Temple Update for further information on the fire as they become available.
Temple Update will be live outside of Notre Dame on this week’s Thursday edition of Temple Update.
Update Abroad correspondents will be speaking with Paris residents and tourists to get reactions to the recent fire, along with live footage of the cathedral.
The fire has since been contained and French officials have confirmed that the roof design of the church prevented significant damage to the interior of the building.
President Macron has since announced that the nation will be engaging in a massive fundraiser campaign to raise funds to repair the church, which has already raised millions of euros in funding for repairs of the cathedral.
Tune in to Temple Update at 10 AM on Thursday 4/18 for live coverage from Paris and Notre Dame.