According to Business Insider, the Notre-Dame Cathedral is on fire.

The famous spire at the top of the historic cathedral in Paris has also fallen.

The steeple structure fell around 8 p.m. local time, as firefighters fought the flames rising from the Notre-Dame.

The spire, originally built has a bell tower, has stood since 1852.

Andre Finot, a spokesman for Notre-Dame, said the wooden interior frame of the cathedral will likely be destroyed by the blaze.

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