Notre-Dame fire: Pictures show devastation inside Notre-Dame after major fire in Paris

A DEVASTATING fire tore through the historic Notre-Dame cathedral in the French capital last night.

Wednesday, 17th April 2019, 1:23 pm
Notre-Dame was hit by a devastating fire: Benoit Moser / Pompiers de Paris/PA Wire

The building, which has stood in Paris for hundreds of years, set on fire on Monday evening and the spire collapsed as a result of the flames. Pictures from inside how the damage caused to the cathedral.

Smoke and flames are seen in the interior of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Picture: (Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)
The inside of Notre-Dame has been devastated by the catastrophic fire. Picture: (Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)

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Smoke is seen around the alter inside Notre Dame cathedral following the devastating fire. Picture (Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)
General view from the entrance of Notre Dame following the catastrophic fire yesterday. Picture (Philippe Wojazer/Pool via AP)
Picture shows the inside of Notre Dame cathedral during the fire in Paris. Picture: (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Smoke billows as flames burn through the roof of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral on April 15. Picture: FABIEN BARRAU/AFP/Getty Images
The fire at Notre-Dame potentially involved renovation works being carried out at the site, the fire service said. Picture: Fouad Maghrane / AFP
The steeple and spire engulfed in flames during devastating fire at Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral. Picture: Geoffroy VAN DER HASSELT / AFP/Getty Images
The steeple and spire collapses after being engulfed by flames. Picture: GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELT/AFP/Getty Images