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"News update fighting the fire they cathedral of Notre Dame. In Paris today was almost impossible from the start, but crews did stop it from spreading to the northern belfry BBC reporter Lucy. Williamson firefighters circled the cathedral to tackle the blaze. That crane stretching to reach it. Soaring, Ruth, a complicated and fragile peration simply dousing. The medieval structure with water was not an option. Rescue experts said because the building could collapse. To tackle the flames inside the building. Firefighters had to climb up the towers nothing else could reach French president. My crawl says the cathedra will be rebuilt Peres deputy mayor Christoph Gerard believes that people around the world will help reading the cutting elite lead. We'd be very positive attitude to save the beloved, you know, jewel of the world. CBS news update, I'm Gary Nunn. And as far as how challenging it is to put out a fire in a structure like to Notre Dame cathedral, not much from firefighters usual. Playbook can be applied here beginning part of the fly was probably just get into it. Oh where it was. Jim Bullock is a retired F D N Y deputy chief now leading New York fire consultants getting to the cathedral was a challenge in itself since it's on an island in the middle of the Seine because the fire. The roof collapsed. The now if I have to fight the fire from the exterior and Bullock says they can't get too close to the walls collapse. He says ladders aren't much use for two hundred foot tall structure and other option fighting it from the windows or roof of a neighboring building also wasn't available. Try to surround the fire and get as much water on it at possible. He says the fire may have started a scaffolding where renovation work was ongoing. Steve burns, WCBS NewsRadio. Eight eighty it's ten thirty two attorneys for President Trump. Megan a new appeal to the treasury department not release his tax returns to a house committee in a letter to the treasury department lawyers for the president argue requests for Mr. Trump's tax information, don't advance a legislative purpose? His attorneys say the president has no legal obligation to turn over the documents to the House Ways and means committee chairman Massachusetts Democrat, Richard Neal has set a new deadline of April twenty third for the Trump administration to submit six years of the president's tax returns to the committee. CBS news correspondent Steve Dorsey in Washington. President Trump's reelection campaign announced Monday, it has raised over thirty point three million dollars in the first quarter of this year. And. Has forty point eight million dollars cash on hand the Trump campaign claims it has approximately twenty one times more cash on hand or more money in the Bank than the Obama campaign had at this point in the re election cycle of President Obama CBS news political correspondent, Ed O'Keefe there on the story. Now, according to the campaign ninety eight point seven nine percent almost ninety nine percent of contributions were less than two hundred dollars. And the average donation was thirty four point two dollars. It's ten thirty four. He was on this date in nineteen forty seven. When Jackie Robinson became the first black player in major league baseball is being remembered earlier today at the future side of the Jackie Robinson museum. And so."