An interior view of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. Four hundred firefighters worked through the night, battling the flames, managing to contain them by early morning local time and then by mid-morning Tuesday the fire was fully extinguished.

An interior view of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. Four hundred firefighters worked through the night, battling the flames, managing to contain them by early morning local time and then by mid-morning Tuesday the fire was fully extinguished