This photo provided on Tuesday April 16, 2019 by the Paris Fire Brigade shows fire fighters working at the burning Notre Dame cathedral. Photo: BSPP via AP

Notre Dame blaze fully extinguished, experts say landmark’s age and design fuelled fire and narrow streets nearby foiled firefighters

  • Authorities are analysing their response to the fire that tore through the more than 850-year-old cathedral
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This photo provided on Tuesday April 16, 2019 by the Paris Fire Brigade shows fire fighters working at the burning Notre Dame cathedral. Photo: BSPP via AP
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The spire of Notre Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames on Monday, April 15, 2019. Photo: AFP

Firefighters save Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral after massive blaze guts roof, burns down spire

  • Main towers of the building saved after hours-long battle with flames, Paris fire chief Jean-Claude Gallet said
  • One firefighter injured, no civilian casualties reported
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The spire of Notre Dame Cathedral collapses as the cathedral is engulfed in flames on Monday, April 15, 2019. Photo: AFP
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