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Flames and smoke are seen billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. - 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.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.

A former far-right political candidate who believed a conspiracy theory about the Notre Dame fire tried burning down a French mosque as ‘revenge...

Claude Sinké attempted to set a French mosque on fire, as an "act of revenge" for the Notre Dame fire. He shot two Muslim men who confronted him.
The steeple and spire of the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

Toxic fallout from the Notre Dame Cathedral fire may have exposed 6,000 children to unsafe levels of lead

In April, Notre Dame caught fire. The blaze spread unsafe levels of lead dust across central Paris, and French authorities haven't alerted the public.
The steeple and spire of the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames in central Paris on April 15, 2019.

A new account sheds light on mistakes made in finding the Notre Dame fire that meant it was already burning out of control when it was finally discove...

The fire that gutted the Notre Dame Cathedral was raging out of control and threatened the structure of the building by the time staff noticed it.
Flames and smoke billow around the gargoyles decorating the roof and sides of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. - A huge fire swept through the roof of the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky. The flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year. A spokesman for the cathedral told AFP that the wooden structure supporting the roof was being gutted by the blaze.

Notre Dame is preparing to hold its first mass since April’s devastating fire

The Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris will hold its first mass this weekend. Those taking part in the mass are expected to wear hard hats for their safety.
Frauenkirche was destroyed during World War II but rebuilt later.

8 famous buildings around the world that were rebuilt after devastating events

The White House, the World Trade Center in New York, and The Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco have all been rebuilt after disasters.

3 hives of bees living on the roof of Notre-Dame Cathedral survived the fire

There were three hives on the roof, each housing 60,000 bees. Nicholas Geant, a beekeeper, said the bees were far from the fire.

Ted Cruz was blasted after joking about Disney’s Notre Dame donation

Ted Cruz was criticized on Twitter after making a joke about Disney's $5 million pledge to help rebuild the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Man carrying two canisters of gasoline and lighters was arrested at New York’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The cathedral is one of New York City's most prominent landmarks. The arrest comes days after a massive fire erupted at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

Emmanuel Macron announced plans to rebuild Notre-Dame in 5 years, but it could take much longer

The massive fire took down the Notre-Dame Cathedral’s spire, burned through its wooden roof, and left parts of the structure water damaged.
Firefighters douse flames billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019.

Part of the reason Notre Dame is still standing is apparently a smart design choice by its medieval architects

A cavernous stone vault "acted as a kind of fire door between the highly flammable roof and the highly flammable interior," Dr. Tom Nickson said.