Rows of picket pews and far of the nave seems to have been saved, based on the pictures, which have been launched on the Paris cathedral’s Twitter account.
“Solely a small a part of the vault collapsed. Inside appears comparatively untouched. Hallelujah!” wrote @CathedralNotre.
Nonetheless, a large gap will be seen within the 850-year-old cathedral’s roof. The images additionally present smoke emanating from the chancel, the world across the altar.
“There may be nonetheless hearth, between the stone vault and the wooden body,” the cathedral tweeted.