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

A fire has broken out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central 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

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

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

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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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