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View of the Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, France, April 16, 2019. The spire atop the iconic Notre Dame cathedral collapsed amid a devastating fire at the Paris cathedral on Monday, just days before Easter Sunday. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Notre Dame Cathedral is the ultimate high technology monument of its day in terms of Gothic engineering. A massive fire consumed the cathedral on Monday, gutting its roof and stunning France and the world. In Paris: Notre Dame Cathedral Spire Falls In Flames But Towers Saved The building burned for hours on Monday, with smoke billowing into the sky. This is a list of sculptures in Notre-Dame de Paris.. Stone, copper, and bronze statues, including statues of the twelve Apostles that surrounded the base of the spire, had been removed from the site days prior to the 2019 fire as part of the renovations.