North rose stained glass window “seems to have held”
The main loss was a 19th-century gothic spire and the wooden frame at the top of the 13th-century landmark, which was made from so many oak beams that it was known as “the forest”. - Sputnik
From Reuters report updated approx. 2 hours ago:
PARIS (Reuters) - A massive fire consumed Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark and stunning France and the world, though firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control.
[Sputnik's report, updated 8:12 - April 16, on the fire's aftermath, says that two-thirds of the roof had been destroyed. See below for more from their report]