Photo via twitter user @InEsplorazione Photo via twitter user @InEsplorazione

Notre Dame Cathedral, one of the most beloved Gothic landmarks in Paris and Europe, is engulfed by flames this evening as a major fire broke out on the cathedral’s roof. As detailed by The Guardian, it is believed that the fire may be linked to restoration works currently underway. Video footage below shows the iconic spire of the 850-year-old Gothic building collapsing, with fears that the cathedral's entire wooden structure is under threat. A spokesperson for the cathedral has said the entire structure is burning, before adding “there will be nothing left. It remains to be seen whether the vault, which protects the cathedral, will be affected or not."

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