The fire at the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral has been extinguished, Trend reported citing TASS.
"The fire has been extinguished, and we continue to monitor remaining sources of fire and cool down the hot parts of the building. We will make sure the fire will not pick up again," the fire department said, Le Figaro newspaper reported.
Le Parisien newspaper reported that the fire has only been "partially extinguished."
A fire broke out at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris on Monday at around 7pm local time. The fire is believed to have broken out because of the renovation works underway at the cathedral.
The top part of the spire and the clock of the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral have collapsed as a result of the fire. An investigation into the incident has been launched.
05:46 (GMT+4) Parisians raised their voices in song Monday night outside Notre Dame Cathedral as a massive blaze engulfed one of the city's most revered historic sites, Trend reported citing CNN.
The fire burned for several hours Monday, causing the collapse of the cathedral's iconic spire and the destruction of its roof structure, which dated back to the 13th century.
Consumed by flames, the spire leaned to one side and fell onto the burning roof as horrified onlookers watched.
By early Tuesday morning, officials said the fire was under control and several invaluable artifacts had been rescued from the burning cathedral.
French President Emmanuel Macron praised firefighters for saving the cathedral's iconic facade and towers, saying "the worst has been avoided."
00:02 (GMT+4) The top part of the spire and the clock of the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral have collapsed as a result of the fire that broke out on Monday evening, Trend reported citing TASS.
Preliminary information suggests that there have been no casualties in the fire, Reuters agency reports. Several hundred firefighters mobilized for Paris' Notre-Dame Cathedral fire-fighting operation.
Earlier, TASS reported from the scene that the fire had engulfed new levels of the building and is now approaching its observation deck.
The fire at the Notre Dame de Paris cathedral has broken out at around 18:50 local time. As a result of the fire, the top part of the spire and the clock have collapsed. Numerous firefighter units are currently at the scene, a safety perimeter has been established around the cathedral, TASS reports.
22:14 (GMT+4) Firefighters battled a massive blaze Monday at the French capital's iconic Notre Dame Cathedral that sent ash pouring onto tourists and flames shooting out of the world-famous 12th century monument, Trend reported citing The Canadian Press.
It is unclear whether anyone has been hurt. French media quoted the Paris fire brigade saving the fire is "potentially linked" to a 6 million-euro ($6.8 million) renovation project on the church's spire and its 250 tons of lead.
Flames are shooting out of the roof behind the nave of the cathedral, among the most visited landmarks in the world.
Sights of the flames stopped passers-by in their tracks along the Seine River that passes beneath the cathedral.
French President Emmanuel Macron postponed a televised speech to the nation because of the stunning blaze. Macron's pre-recorded speech was set to be aired Monday evening, to lay out his long-awaited answers to the yellow vest crisis that has rocked the country since last November.
Associated Press reporters at the scene saw massive plumes of yellow brown smoke filling the air above the Cathedral and ash falling on the island that houses Notre Dame and marks the centre of Paris.
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo is in despair at the "terrible fire." Hidalgo said in a Twitter message that Paris firefighters are still trying to limit the fire and urged Paris citizens to respect the security perimeter that has been set around the cathedral.
Hidalgo said Paris authorities are in touch with Paris diocese.