The 850 year old Notre Dame Cathedral is on fire.
Reports have been circulating on social media including video of the historically iconic building going up in flames.
Reports are still unclear but the blaze may have to do with recent renovation works according to the BBC.
Efforts are currently underway to combat the blaze as an area surrounding the building has been cleared.
Video of the fire posted via twitter
Le feu a Notre Dame 😥 pic.twitter.com/kDvV0A4Yoq
— Eric Coursin (@ecoursin) April 15, 2019