Notre Dame fire, an Aussie witness
Melbourne Tram driver David is on holidays in Paris and was planning to visit the Notre Dame Cathedral the next morning when a devastating fire broke out.
He told 6PR Breakfast the news of the sacred site being up in flames has hit the locals hard.
“It’s a pretty surreal place here at the moment the locals are very upset,” he says.
“We’ve recently been in a bar… the owner of the bar couldn’t talk about what was going on because he was so upset.”
Notre Dame is on fire. Paris is covered in smoke! pic.twitter.com/s4xR5I3eC0
— Waldo (@WaldoNo5) April 15, 2019
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We spoke with our UK correspondent Enda Brady who told us some parts of the iconic church have been saved but the extent of the damage is yet to be determined.
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