• BC-France-Notre Dame Fire, ADVISORY

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    A fire has broken out at the top of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. The Associated Press is on the scene in all formats. We will continuously provide updates.

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    FRANCE-NOTRE DAME FIRE

    PARIS _ A massive fire engulfed the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of the French capital Monday, toppling its spire and sending thick plumes of smoke high into the blue sky as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. By Lori Hinnant. SENT: 400 words. UPCOMING: Developing. SENT: FRANCE-NOTRE DAME FIRE-THE LATEST

    PHOTOS

    AP has several photographers at the scene and has moved more than a dozen pictures. We will continue moving them throughout the evening.

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    TH121, TH117, TH122 _ Flames rise above Notre Dame cathedral as it burns in Paris.

    VIDEO

    AP is providing a live video shot of the scene at Notre Dame Cathedral. We are moving multiple edits, including:

    France Notre Dame Fire (CR) _ Massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

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