The fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral will be devastating!
The cathedral’s famous spire has collapsed in flames. Firefighters are on the scene trying to battle the blaze but are reportedly having major problems due to their ladders being too short. Read on for reactions to Notre Dame burning To the ground…
CelebNMusic247.com reports that the Notre Dame Cathedral’s frame is burning after spire collapsed.
Notre Dame has 800-year-old gothic architecture was initiated by Louis VII in 1160 and was largely completed a century later in 1260. Now it is burning to the ground, this is tragic watching history burn. Literally. #SAD #SMH
Here are a couple of FACTS:
- It is an incredible testament to Catholicism and Western Civilization. Notre-Dame de Paris, built 330 years before Columbus discovered the New World — it has seen the reign and coronation of Henry VI, survived the French Revolution, and two World Wars. Absolutely tragic.
- For those asking why they are not dropping water on the fire at Notre Dame, firefighting officials say that dumping water would likely destroy the stone structure.
A Notre Dame spokesperson says:
Everything is burning, nothing will remain from the frame.
Sources believe the inferno may have been caused by recent restoration of the church. President Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe are heading to the scene.
Check out the reactions on Twitter:
Firefighters in Paris say there is a fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral. https://t.co/HHUXgZE4x1
— Twitter Moments (@TwitterMoments) April 15, 2019
THE LAW OF THE “CONTRAPPASSO”
Another tile, or rather spire on Macron’s head. It seems that the French prime minister has no peace. Is there divine justice behind the burning of the cathedral of Notre Dame? https://t.co/j5heQTPVep pic.twitter.com/14F2RlJJiy
— ?? Daniele Cavalera ?? (@CavaleraDaniele) April 15, 2019
my heart is breaking for the notre dame. i visited paris in 2013 and it’s truly a beautiful building in such a beautiful city. i’m finding it hard to wrap my head around the fact it’s breaking away. it is irreplaceable. prayers to you, paris. je t’aime #NotreDame ?? pic.twitter.com/S6LPa4oPpo
— ?????? TOMORROW! (@mutualngo) April 15, 2019
More reactions to Notre Dame Cathedral Burning:
This was the fall of the needle and the roof of the main tower of the Cathedral of Notre Dame ? pic.twitter.com/9JvNxqjIqU
— Javier Tejeiro (@JavierTejeiro1) April 15, 2019
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) April 15, 2019
Grateful I was able to experience the beauty that is Notre Dame. Tragic loss for the Catholic community ?? pic.twitter.com/olWIO6LcrP
— j0a_j0a (@j0aj0a1) April 15, 2019
Few things in this world can be, in my opinion, more important than humans. The Notre-Dame is one of them. To see the Spire fall and indeed the Cathedral on fire is devastatingly heartbreaking. France and Paris, I’m truly sorry for your loss here pic.twitter.com/8EchJ4NOTS
— Matt Simpson (@_Matt_Simpson_) April 15, 2019