Notre Dame: Blaze engulfs medieval icon - BBC News

  • Published on Apr 15, 2019
  • It is one of the most famous buildings in the world. It has stood on the banks of the river Seine for more than 800 years. Tonight Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is completely engulfed by fire.
    Huge crowds gathered in the streets around it - many were in tears. Notre Dame took 200 years to build - it's one of the greatest treasures of medieval architecture. Tonight it lies in ruins.
    BBC News at Ten’s breaking coverage of the decimation of one of the world’s most iconic buildings, with Sophie Raworth, Lucy Williamson and Fergal Keane.
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  • nativetexanful
    nativetexanful 4 hours ago

    It was probably the work of Muslim vandals.

  • Myrna Leon
    Myrna Leon 7 hours ago +1

    Please don’t let the secularists led by Macron near this priceless , holy house of God! 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼

  • jackrussell
    jackrussell 5 days ago

    They could of put the fire out in about 5 matter how big the flames...with SOUND..!!
    Think it's a lot of hot air I tell you...some might say B/S... go check it out...2 young uni guys have found the frequency at which fire burns...go watch it...I kid you not...!...this was the work of the Illuminate..April is their month of "sacrifice by fire"...look it up...DO your owe it to yourselves...
    May God be with us all...

  • W.D Gaster
    W.D Gaster 11 days ago +1

    Guess frollo did actually burn notre dame

  • Marky Marky
    Marky Marky 12 days ago

    Knock it down build a Mosque

  • Sharia Shit
    Sharia Shit 13 days ago +1

    Another church, destroyed by Islam invasion and government and media cannot speak publicly about this. Because that, will be assault on Islam and Muslims. With your humanitarian help, Europe gonna to be destroyed. Now you can see, for what is this EU and how its work.

  • Kane TechTips
    Kane TechTips 13 days ago


  • Quantamios Howler
    Quantamios Howler 13 days ago

    Let us have a moment of silent for this piece of art.
    Or just press f.

  • Tim -me Tube
    Tim -me Tube 16 days ago

    Any word on the Hunchback? Did he get out? I have a hunch he perished,. No longer a member of the Parish.. Yet will always be ours...our Humpback of Paris.

  • richard sciuk
    richard sciuk 16 days ago

    Suzanna maria Emmanuel explains sovereign lord Emmanuel’s book...the truth will set us free.

  • Beerus God of Destruction

    I ve heard a wise man said that this is all Macron plan and hes a mason, to ruin the Christianity.. hows that such iconic building have no cameras or midnight active firemans, and was forbiden to spill water from the air ( "could damage the wood and make more damage") even Trump said not to do it like that. Who the fuck you kidding??

  • anduyin wuruien
    anduyin wuruien 19 days ago



    The priest caught performing sexual rituals on small boys before fire breakout!!!!

  • Brigitte caprin
    Brigitte caprin 24 days ago

    Strange never I read information s manifest yellow west
    The France is dictature the manisfestation are prohibited
    The people are arrested for nothing
    The French ask ric frexit but Macron doesn t like
    Few people haven t hand or eyes for the policies violence
    À day the French people ask thrue at all journaliste than said nothing
    Free for the France
    Yellow west here for ever for have a life with dignités
    The people are arrested before the manifestation
    Don t forget a day the thrue arrive

  • tirigou samir
    tirigou samir 25 days ago

    Burning a French church with a weapon that was used in California, watching the iron in 20 seconds and strange in that weapon burning solid wood out of the middle and imagining what a man does to me to make money burning the peoples of the world

  • Azi Sangtam
    Azi Sangtam 26 days ago +1

    I think muslims must be banned from using English language because its Christians language.

    • John Laurens
      John Laurens 23 days ago +1

      +Azi Sangtam You need to grow the fuck up and accept that there are other people on this planet, that you may not like. In no way, shape or form does it mean I support terrorism if I am defending peoples rights to live and enjoy their culture. Muslim, Jewish, Christianity etc. it all comes from a main concept and idea. I'm sure you wouldn't like people saying things like this about you if you were Muslim. I personally have no issues with them. If they're not hurting anyone (which they have, but so has Christianity, more so), they deserve a right to be on this planet. You are immature and immoral, your mind is slim, and you need to be able to see the social side of this.

    • Azi Sangtam
      Azi Sangtam 23 days ago

      +John Laurens hence you support terrorism.well.. Imagine "a world without Muslims".how cool would it be yeaa!!!.. This planet is not for Muslims if I am to be straight.and there are millions and billions who holds the same thought. what in world are you doing kid?!!

    • John Laurens
      John Laurens 23 days ago

      Azi Sangtam because in a world where one of the primary languages is English, it would be a great asset to be able to speak it, like Chinese or French. Stop being immature

    • Azi Sangtam
      Azi Sangtam 23 days ago

      +John Laurens offcourse.. Anybody can speak English,be it satanist,atheist, Buddhist,hindu, or whatever...restriction is imposed exclusively on bloody Muslims, for instance nobody speak Muslim.. So why the hell do they speak English!!!

  • Richard Wagner
    Richard Wagner 26 days ago


  • QuarioQuario54321
    QuarioQuario54321 26 days ago

    I want it gone forever

  • Frida Standup
    Frida Standup 26 days ago +6

    There's a complete media blackout in the Uk at the moment about the real situation of
    France and the Yellow Vest movement . Censorship is very fierce, even some journalists
    have been sent to jail . Please have a look at "Gilets Jaunes Paris acte 23" footages ,
    and please share some vids around .
    Many thanks , god bless !! Greetings from France

  • Sonia Boury
    Sonia Boury 26 days ago

    What a Beautiful sight!!!

  • Alexandra the wolf
    Alexandra the wolf 27 days ago


  • Rick Darby
    Rick Darby 27 days ago +1

    The Muslims are coming the Muslims are coming.

  • Calypso Mariana M.
    Calypso Mariana M. 27 days ago

    I blame Frollo.

  • diezeled
    diezeled 28 days ago

    Anyone that does not think Muslims were not behind this has their head in the sand!

  • Robert Hill
    Robert Hill 28 days ago +6

    Quickest fire investigation in history.
    BBC discovered the cause while it was still burning. Amazing work.

    • Rick Darby
      Rick Darby 6 days ago

      +Ultra Instinct Goku Muslim is not a race you dumbass it's a religion so there is nothing racist about it. Keep pulling the race card pussy

    • Ultra Instinct Goku
      Ultra Instinct Goku 12 days ago

      +Rick Darby this whole commentary is just racist and you are one of them

    • Rick Darby
      Rick Darby 27 days ago

      Exactly they want to cover up the fa t that Muslims did it.

  • Zoe Pleijte
    Zoe Pleijte 28 days ago

    Dit i waarom 😭

  • KingMoank
    KingMoank 28 days ago

    who else re-watched The Hunchback of Notre Dame after the news of the Cathedral burning down.

  • Hubcap _ Truth Filter For You Tube

    Mourn the loss of an old building. This however was NEVER a monument to Christ, Rather to a man made power structure known as Catholicism which masquerades as a route to Jesus, and Heaven.

  • dazjdza
    dazjdza 28 days ago


  • eric lovelace
    eric lovelace 29 days ago

    This shit was built to last - sorry bbc. lol

  • Mrs. Edna Welthorpe
    Mrs. Edna Welthorpe 29 days ago

    Thousands of craftsmen invested all their lives building and maintaining this beautiful Cathedral. I live near York and that was restored after a devastating fire. I’m not sure why the Catholic Church aren’t spending a fraction of their billions though.

  • Leachking PLA
    Leachking PLA 29 days ago

    This piece of shit should of completely burn down. Racist, sadistic, evil history.

    • SS Robs
      SS Robs 27 days ago

      Leachking PLA You're an idiot.

  • David Allen
    David Allen 29 days ago

    Go watch Paul Joseph Watson’s video on this. Everybody knows it was the muslim refugees who haven’t integrated with the French culture but have actually all but destroyed it. So sad.

  • lesliey cervantes
    lesliey cervantes 29 days ago

    I feel bad 😢

  • Matt Mercure
    Matt Mercure 29 days ago

    Cross in the smoke at 0:46

  • Raza Kazama
    Raza Kazama 29 days ago


  • Tim -me Tube
    Tim -me Tube 29 days ago

    I saw. A tourist wearing a t shirt that said: my dad went to Paris and all I got was this burned up t shirt.

  • Tim -me Tube
    Tim -me Tube 29 days ago

    The Notre Dame football squad is reportedly unscathed.

  • Xiaoming He
    Xiaoming He 29 days ago

    Remember old summer palace now ?

  • Tim -me Tube
    Tim -me Tube 29 days ago

    You’re name is backwards btw

  • GoOgle GMailL
    GoOgle GMailL 29 days ago

    Condoléances 💐 mon dieu..

  • Fulsi Blabbard
    Fulsi Blabbard 29 days ago

    Burn like you burnt those heretics

  • Tim -me Tube
    Tim -me Tube 29 days ago

    Marcon or maricon?

  • Peaceful Mind
    Peaceful Mind 29 days ago +1

    A building with that amount of history and importance should have had someone on watch 24/7. Fires during construction or renovations are very common. It's possible the Elite did this to stop the Yellow vest movement! Your attempt did not work the Yellow vest are still active! Keep up the struggle!

  • nikola petro
    nikola petro 29 days ago

    Realizing that it’ll go down in history ...

  • speedster gaming
    speedster gaming Month ago

    I would go there in AC unity but my disk set on fire

  • サイモン GOLD
    サイモン GOLD Month ago

    Now finnaly your santa claus looking god can look down at ya'll through the hole,😂 maybe god just slurps you upp to heaven with his mouth and you say they rise n' shit like that hahahah

  • Rehani Abeta
    Rehani Abeta Month ago


  • Ash kanzi
    Ash kanzi Month ago

    Real news please stop spraying chemtrailes

  • Alastair Stephen
    Alastair Stephen Month ago

    video release of unidentified person standing on rooftop and igniting fire, legit source

  • stuart pattison
    stuart pattison Month ago

    Disney are making a new movie called The Hunchback of What Ever the Fuck is Left.

  • William Levy
    William Levy Month ago

    The Devil is a great liar. The greatest liar on Earth.

  • North Wolf
    North Wolf Month ago

    Wolverines !

  • Lee M
    Lee M Month ago +2

    so what ?
    clear the ground and build a shopping mall
    filled with Muslim foods
    that's what your becoming very quickly

  • 渡部大地
    渡部大地 Month ago

    It definitely will be rebuilt.

  • Adam Farrington
    Adam Farrington Month ago

    its just a building.

  • randomunavailable
    randomunavailable Month ago

    It was arson.

  • Adam HiMate
    Adam HiMate Month ago

    Good job 👍 1 million dollar donation to repair this building but no money for homeless people!! Very smart

  • bear0134
    bear0134 Month ago

    It’s a conspiracy like 9/11

  • Ronin
    Ronin Month ago

    Good old thick white smoke... and my oh my are those flames extremely bright.
    Also, how did they rule out arson within hours of it extinguished when it takes a significant amount of time to conduct an arson investigation.
    Unfortunately, something fishy is afoot

    • glyn hodges
      glyn hodges Month ago

      They are very keen to declare it an accident and cast aspersions on the renovators. No investigation necessary.

  • Ytube
    Ytube Month ago

    I express deep sorrow for the loss of ancestral church.
    Destruction by nature or by any other cause is easy than construction .

  • 10k subscribers without a video

    I'd say this is a message only to those who understand.

    • Asif Shafiq
      Asif Shafiq Month ago

      Those who understand fire safety.

  • ThatFuzzyTv
    ThatFuzzyTv Month ago +1

    LOL who cares its just a stupid church

  • Svein
    Svein Month ago +2

    The sun worshiper Kabbalah is putting the symbolic right in our faces (agenda 21).

  • Bobby Brown
    Bobby Brown Month ago +3

    I bet the bbc had a big party and laughed and cheered while it burnt.
    bbc the enemy of the people!

  • Morag Molony
    Morag Molony Month ago


  • Qxce-_-
    Qxce-_- Month ago +1

    Oh so this is what ninja did when he was in Europe

  • hmdn lenovo
    hmdn lenovo Month ago

    fire brigade have no copter squads ?

    • Robert Hill
      Robert Hill 28 days ago

      They said at the time that it would damage/destroy the structure.

  • Tim Beme
    Tim Beme Month ago

    hope they rebuild with steel for the new roof, so this might never happen again.

  • animeangel1983
    animeangel1983 Month ago

    Well I'll never get to see Norte Dame, I kept saying once I had money again I'd go to Paris on my next trip to England, cross the English Channel and see historic Paris as well. But like missed opportunities to see celebrities who literally died less than a month after I had the chance to see them, I will never get to see this piece of 850 year history.

  • Hitman 49
    Hitman 49 Month ago

    I swear to you that I know a 7,000-year-old building

  • Tofofu Tamarin
    Tofofu Tamarin Month ago

    A month ago, the Saint Sulspice church in paris was on Fire. Notre Dame and Al Aqsa mosque burnt on the same day. Who are the culprits ? Read Revelation 3.9

  • Saint Walker
    Saint Walker Month ago

    Esau sought to build but YAHAWAH has cast down...behold the end of the "no people"

    • Josh Thornton
      Josh Thornton 28 days ago

      I've seen 5 different religions and 5 different reasonings to your prophesies.. Smh.

  • Al Kindi Abu Yosef
    Al Kindi Abu Yosef Month ago +1

    I burned the Cathedral. 👌🏾😆

  • Becky Britin
    Becky Britin Month ago

    " In Focus : The Lalibela Churches "

  • Miki Dewberry
    Miki Dewberry Month ago

    what do you need for a roof , a saw, angel grinder, tape and a pencil, but it still catches fire??

  • Helvian is God
    Helvian is God Month ago +1

    who made this fire?

    nice job

  • Max Hedges
    Max Hedges Month ago


  • Neelufar Usmani
    Neelufar Usmani Month ago

    So sad 😐😐

  • David Dothager
    David Dothager Month ago

    I have known of a lot of building that have burned, because of debt. and it is always electrical.

  • ThE DuKc
    ThE DuKc Month ago

    We must rebeild

  • Lil' Lazzaz
    Lil' Lazzaz Month ago

    atleast we got a free assassins creed game out of it :)

  • Wayne Goff
    Wayne Goff Month ago

    Typical BBC not showing the crowd of Islamists shouting Allu Akbar.

  • Xilus
    Xilus Month ago +1

    Doctor: Sir, you have been in a coma since 1875
    Man: Oh boy! I can't wait to see my favorite medieval icon, Notre Dame!
    Doctor: Well, um.

    • Robert Hill
      Robert Hill 28 days ago

      Doctor - And ffs don’t get out of bed, you’re 143 years old!

  • Limp Sausage
    Limp Sausage Month ago


  • Adi Mart
    Adi Mart Month ago

    Beautiful sight to see

  • Squelchy Egg
    Squelchy Egg Month ago


  • Lina Duong
    Lina Duong Month ago

    Thank god I’m an atheist

    *w a i t*

    LOGAN FPV Month ago

    Did the hunchback escape?

  • Craig
    Craig Month ago

    ninja did WHAT in Europe?!

    FDGREBEL Month ago

    875 of France’s 42258 have been desecrated, vandalised and some even set on fire.
    11 Christians are killed everyday in North Africa because of their faith.
    238 in one weekend in June 2018 Nigeria.
    Estimated 900,000 murdered in North Africa and the Middle East in the last decade
    and yet barely any reports from Western Newspapers.
    And then they declare Notre Dame an accident before the fire is even finished and before investors can be let in.
    Shame on all of you.
    There is a higher authority who’s judgment you will never escape.

  • Jimin Lover
    Jimin Lover Month ago

    I was there a couple months ago now to know it’s burning down

  • Daniel Hughes
    Daniel Hughes Month ago

    Them: oh no the building collapsed
    Me : It’s a building I never heard of no one died

    • glyn hodges
      glyn hodges Month ago

      ​+Daniel HughesYou care so much! So nice. A conscientious objector no doubt. I hope your plan works and nobody wants to exploit you or your children. How could you fight against it if somebody might get hurt?

    • Daniel Hughes
      Daniel Hughes Month ago

      glyn hodges no one died And more people are born every single day then people die

    • Daniel Hughes
      Daniel Hughes Month ago

      glyn hodges my ignorants fuck you man go get a life

    • glyn hodges
      glyn hodges Month ago

      You are so proud of your ignorance that you go out of your way to advertise it. By the way, more than 150,000 people die every day.

  • Mohamed Alhajri
    Mohamed Alhajri Month ago

    Sad day sad moment.

  • Anton
    Anton Month ago

    New investment project ! The link in the description

  • Fuck America
    Fuck America Month ago +1

    Buid a mosq or luxury flats instead.

  • KEVSON1107
    KEVSON1107 Month ago

    Aha you sad c”nts

  • MrItsjustmeok
    MrItsjustmeok Month ago

    Jesus would say no to the massive amounts of money to rebuild and he would want it to go to homeless people

  • Suresh Dharmaratna
    Suresh Dharmaratna Month ago +1

    This is not only national disaster to France, but it is International disaster for all the Mankind. It was being saved by older generation even in the World War II. But we have to be shame as us as today's generation, we couldn't save it for future.

    In today we are as human beings fail to protect neither humanity (as many wars in the world in different ways) and neither their resources (like this Cathedral and many more around the world are being distracting.) So People rise for humanity and protect of mankind from their own disaster.

    Spread Loving Kindness and believe as all are from One God instead of many and respect to each other. Then world will be very pleasant place to mankind and all the beings. BS & GBY

  • The Truth
    The Truth Month ago

    Surprised they haven’t blamed Muslims yet