FRANCE-LD CATHEDRAL-FIRE - Notre-Dame of Paris 'saved' after fire destroys steeple
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Paris, Apr 16 (AFP) French firefighters Monday won an hours-long battle to save the main structure of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, after a colossal fire caused the spire of the historic edifice to crash to the ground and wiped out centuries of heritage.
French President Emmanuel Macron vowed that "we will rebuild" Notre-Dame and expressed relief that "the worst had been avoided" in a fire that risked bringing the entire edifice down.
The fire destroyed the roof of the 850-year-old UNESCO world ...