social media Is abuzz with heartbreaking images and memories of the world famous cathedral of Notre Dame, Paris, as it suffered a huge fire.
The iconic 850-year-old Gothic cathedral's spire and roof completely collapsed during the devastating fire, however the main structure, including its bell towers, have both been saved, according to officials.
President Macron called the fire a 'terrible tragedy' and the cause is not yet known, yet officials think it's linked to renovation work that began after cracks appeared in the stone, and that it was most probably an accident.
During the horrific blaze, people began sharing their memories of the iconic building that's been described as the 'symbol of a country'.
Many people got emotional.
So heartbreaking...many special memories of that place, from visiting for the first time on my high school French c… https://t.co/uuqAX2VCBn