Breaking: Huge fire breaks out at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris

Smokes ascends as flames rise during a fire at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019 afternoon, potentially involving renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP)FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images
Smokes ascends as flames rise during a fire at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019 afternoon, potentially involving renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said. (Photo by FRANCOIS GUILLOT / AFP)FRANCOIS GUILLOT/AFP/Getty Images
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A fire has broken out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris,

Fire crews in the French capital have said the blaze potentially involves renovation works which are being carried out at the site.

Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. (Photo by Pierre Galey / AFP)PIERRE GALEY/AFP/Getty Images

Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. (Photo by Pierre Galey / AFP)PIERRE GALEY/AFP/Getty Images

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The gothic cathedral is the most visited historic monument in Europe.

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Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. (Photo by Pierre Galey / AFP)PIERRE GALEY/AFP/Getty Images

Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. (Photo by Pierre Galey / AFP)PIERRE GALEY/AFP/Getty Images