(FILES) This combination of file photographs shows the steeple Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral - (L) taken on June 26, 2018 showing sculptures and the steeple and (R) the steeple of the landmark cathedral collapsing as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019./AFP
Gregoire said the spire "collapsed inwards" and that workers were scrambling "to save all the artworks that can be saved."
President Emmanuel Macron was on his way to the scene.
Published : April 15, 2019
By : AFP