Notre Dame on fire
April 15, 2019 | 9:49 PM
by Times News Service
Cathedral on fire, photo from the Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo

Paris: Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, one of the world's most iconic buildings, is on fire.

Firefighters are rushing to the scene to battle the blaze.

The Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo said in an online statement, "A terrible fire is currently taking place at Cathedrale Notre Dame in Paris. The local firefighting forces have mobilised.

"I invite everyone to respect the security perimeter," she added.

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