The Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris caught fire on Monday, causing major damage to the centuries-old building.
Early Tuesday morning the fire was contained, police officials in Paris said, according to CNN. While the iconic spire collapsed due to the fire, the cathedral's twin towers are reportedly safe, French officials said.
President Emmanuel Macron tweeted a message of rebuilding on Monday night: "We will rebuild it. All together."
A fire burned the hearts of the Parisians. On the evening of the 15th, Notre Dame, which has been in existence for more than 800 years fell into flames. It is the city landmark of pairs and witness of European history. As a symbol of French culture, Notre Dame has been an important collection of French art and artifacts for centuries. According to French media, Paris fire spokesperson Pruss announced on the early morning of the 16th that all the art treasures of the Notre Dame were rescued, including the crown of thorns and the robes of Saint-Louis.
The fire of Notre Dame in Paris is a loss to the world, and the people of the world are deeply saddened by it.