The facade of Notre Dame Cathedral is seen in Paris, France (Photographer: Alastair Miller/Bloomberg News)  

Fire Breaks Out At Notre-Dame Cathedral In Paris

A fire broke out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday afternoon, potentially involving renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said.

Images posted on social media showed flames and huge clouds of smoke billowing above the roof of the gothic cathedral, the most visited historic monument in Europe.

This is a developing story.

(AFP story published in arrangement with PTI.)