In pictures: Massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris under control

A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris on Monday evening, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky. Parisian authorities have said the fire is now under control.
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Smokes ascends as flames rise during a fire at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris.
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A major fire broke out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky, the fire service said.
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A fire broke out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris, potentially involving renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said.
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The flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year, where renovations are currently underway.
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People look a fire at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris from the banks of the Seine river.
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Fire fighter douse the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral after a fire broke out on April 15, 2019, in the French capital Paris.
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Flames and smoke are seen as the interior of the Notre-Dame Cathedral continues to burn on April 15, 2019, in the French capital Paris.
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Firefighters continue to secure Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 16, 2019, in the aftermath of a fire that caused its spire to crash to the ground.
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Smoke rises in front of the altar cross at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019, after a fire engulfed at the Notre-Dame Cathedral
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A firefighter is seen dousing the facade of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral as flames engulf the roof of the cathedral on April 15, 2019, in the French capital Paris.
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A man watches the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral burn, engulfed in flames, in central Paris on April 15, 2019.
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French President Emmanuel Macron (C) is accompanied by Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo (3L), French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe (L) French Culture Minister Franck Riester (2L) and Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit as he speaks at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019, after a fire engulfed at the Notre-Dame Cathedral.