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Yesterday, first responders in Paris, France were battling a fire at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral.

It is being reported now by CNBC that Notre Dame Cathedral has been saved from “total destruction.”

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As of Monday afternoon, the spire of the cathedral had fallen and the roof collapsed. But, the towers are expected to be okay.

Firefighters at the scene said all efforts were being directed towards saving the artwork stored at the back of the cathedral.

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The medieval cathedral was completed in the 13th Century and today, it’s considered a feat of architecture as much as a religious symbol.

Notre Dame is one of Paris’ most popular attractions, drawing an estimated 13 million visitors a year.

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