H/T Town Hall.
It is a tragic and sad day for the historic Notre Dame Cathedral.
Vice President Mike Pence released a statement Monday afternoon about the horrific fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
Notre Dame is an iconic symbol of faith to people all over the world – and it is heartbreaking to see a house of God in flames. Our thoughts and prayers are with the firefighters on the scene and all the people of Paris.ABC News
BREAKING: A fire has broken out at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris. Built around 1260 AD, the cathedral is one of the city’s most iconic sights. https://abcn.ws/2UzVZHE
President Trump also issued a statement earlier today.
The fire is still burning into the night, leaving only the frame and front of the building behind.
French Ambassador to the U.S. Gerard Araud expressed sorrow, a feeling so many watching share.
“I think what’s so emotional right now is I can hear people in the streets singing. They’re singing and praying and watching this billowing fire continue to persist,” said @Victoria_WDBJ7, who is staying nearby the Notre Dame https://t.co/Q2Pt0kHC83pic.twitter.com/AJ2QVtU3Lg
— CBS News (@CBSNews) April 15, 2019
Fire fighters are working now to save what’s left of the building. The frame, roof and pire of the cathedral have been completely consumed by flames.