Fire at Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris

Fire at Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris

O.C.P (web desk): A fire broke out at the Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris on Monday evening, according to Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo.

Mayor Anne Hidalgo of Paris requested on Twitter that “I ask everyone to respect the security boundaries and stay away from the area.”

Cathedral of Notre-Dame  is one of the city’s most famous landmarks, drawing  millions of  visitors a year.

It was built in the 12th and 13th centuries, currently undergoing from renovation work. Last week, several statues were lifted by crane from the spire.