Massive Fire in Notre Dame Cathedral

A massive fire raged the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. The French President has announced to launch a world campaign to raise funds to restore the church. Two ”Third of the roof was engulfed by the fire. The Fire fighters managed to stop the flame from entering the befry and thereby preventing its collapse.

The significant collection of artefacts and holy objects were saved. The flame started at around 8 PM. Within minutes the fire engulfed the roof structure. Around 400 fire fighters were involved to fight against it to save the cathedral.

The Cathedral is one of Europe’s most important structures. It attracts around 12 million tourists. The Officials have begun the investigation to find the cause of fire.

The renovation cost is expected to be 6.8 USD. The church was built in 12th and 13th centuries. the rose window and other precious artefacts are considered to be the most striking architecture of the cathedral.

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