Notre Dame Fire Damage Spotted from Space (Photo)

Space.com | 4/18/2019 | Mike Wall
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Notre Dame Cathedral's fire scars are visible from space.

A photo taken yesterday (April 17) by DigitalGlobe's sharp-eyed WorldView-2 satellite shows the damage done to the famous 850-year-old Paris church by a fire that broke out Monday evening (April 15) and raged for more than 12 hours.

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The blaze felled Notre Dame's iconic spire and destroyed its wooden roof, but the main body of the cathedral survived the fiery onslaught.

"You can clearly see the burned center portion where the spire used to be, as well as crowds gathered along the Seine River," DigitalGlobe representatives said yesterday via Twitter and Facebook, where they posted the image.

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