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Everything to Know About the Devastating Notre Dame Fire


On Monday afternoon, the historic Notre Dame Cathedral was engulfed in flames — an incident that has spurred mourning both online and in the Paris streets, where people have coalesced to grieve the devastation of the iconic 12th-century landmark. While the story is developing, here’s what we know so far.

At approximately 6:50 p.m. local time, firefighters were dispatched to the Notre Dame Cathedral, out of which flames and black smoke were billowing. It wasn’t until 11:30 p.m. local time that the fire was reportedly contained.

In Paris, locals have gathered outside the cathedral to weep and mourn the devastation through hymns.