Paris firefighters declared victory Tuesday, saying that the devastating Notre Dame Cathedral fire was officially put out after an intense effort to save the world famous house of worship in the French capital.
The Paris Fire Service announced on Twitter that firefighters "came to grips with" the blaze at 3:30 a.m Tuesday, more than 12 hours after nearly 400 firefighters had battled the inferno that altered the city's skyline. Two policemen and one firefighter had been slightly injured, according to the fire service.
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