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"Reports. Heartbreaking Peres says the beloved cathedral of Notre Dame was heavily damaged by fire today tonight is CBS's. Vicki Barker reports crowds have gathered along the Seine to see the still burning churches, some of the people on this bridge are singing, I think you may be able to hear them behind me. But most are just standings done at the view ahead of them, but chart silhouette of this most beloved of French icons, not down cathedral, the fire started as evening was setting in in Paris, heavy smoke and fire soon. Ran the length of the historic theater with the churches iconic three hundred foot tower. Collapsing inflame, the good news, some relics were rescued from inside the cathedral and the flames were stopped before they could reach the fame twin bell towers deputy mayor Christoph Gerard says sure every repairs. Version. Terry has been destroyed. CBS news special report, I'm Bill Rakoff today. Today was not the twenty fifth anniversary the U N T. Professor. Eric lignin expected. He and his wife are in Paris. And we're eating dinner across the street from the Notre Dame cathedral. And then we saw the fire. We were standing right there at the same. Even from the beginning. You could feel the heat from the church across the river lignin tells Carol the Parisians stood watching in shock few talking. Some singing hymns lignin says there were people running into the burning cathedral trying to save priceless artifacts. He and his wife tried to get into the cathedral yesterday. But the line was too long. And one local expert says the loss of Notre Dame cathedral is crushing not only for Paris. But for humanity KRLD is Chris summer has that U N T, art history and architecture. Professor Mickey able says it is mind boggling to think that a structure that stood for eight hundred fifty years could be altered forever. In a matter of hours. How ironic we would be undergoing something and show money mental. And have it be so devastating in the end able says some elements of the church can be recreated, but we'll never fully match up to the original. Thankfully, officials in Paris say the collection of artwork, and holy objects inside the cathedral was saved Chris summer."