In Pictures: Notre Dame Cathedral Engulfed In Catastrophic Fire A catastrophic fire has engulfed the world-famous Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, toppling its spire and threatening the entire wooden frame of the building. 1. A cathedral spokesman said the entire wooden interior was burning and likely to be destroyed 2. The main spire and part of the roof collapsed as the blaze ripped through the building 3. Smoke could be seen billowing across the Parisian landscape 4. Bystanders watched in horror as smoke and flames rose from the 850-year-old landmark. 5. No-one is believed to have been injured. 6. Firefighters struggled to bring the blaze under control 7. French President Emmanuel Macron said he was "so sad tonight to see this part of all of us burn" 8. Theresa May: “My thoughts are with the people of France tonight” 9. Michelle Obama, the former US First Lady: "My heart aches with the people of France" 10. Notre Dame cathedral is seen on sunrise after the fire in Paris 11. The main structure and towers of the iconic cathedral were 'saved' after spire and roof collapsed 12. French President Emmanuel Macron vowed that "we will rebuild Notre Dame"