After the devastating fire at the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France the building’s structure remains as the majority of the upper layer of the cathedral has been destroyed.
According to reports, as well as the images and videos from the inside of the 850 year-old famed French structure, it definitely took a huge hit. On the interior walls and floor you were able to see the roof completely destroyed and majority the Cathedral charred and a covered in soot.
Throughout the process of saving historic artifacts, sources say that though many have been successfully recovered, a few important items are currently still missing. No one got hurt during the blaze, however one of the more noticable structures in the Notre Dame, which was the spire, came crashing down during the fire.
We are told that a total of over 400 firefighters slaved away for eight hours on the Notre Dame trying to put out one of the biggest fires Paris has ever seen. They were even reportedly worried about whether of not the centuries old buildings would have been able to withstand scorchig flames. Luckily it did.
Since then, several world leaders and celebrities have been sharing their sad thoughts and condolences on the Notre Dame, which in English means ‘Our Lady.’ Even the Queen of England expressed how deeply saddened she is by the fire and its damage.
Since the calm, a company by the name of LVMH which includes Louis Vuitton, Dior and Givenchy, will be donating £173 million to help restore the cathedral. Francois-Henri Pinault, who is the head of the Kering luxury company with brands Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Alexander McQueen, has also vowed to give £86million towards the reparation of this historical and significant landmark in Paris.
If you recall, the Notre Dame Cathedral caught of fire yesterday from what several reports say had to do with the renovations taking place. Unfortunately, they lost the roof and the spire of the cathedral but will begin to rebuild after getting the go ahead from authorities.