The first thing Quinn, a 37-year-old American national, knew that something was awry was when she noticed a red glow being reflected in the windows of her apartment, directly opposite the historic cathedral.
Videos taken by Quinn, a 37-year-old American resident of Paris who was forced to leave her apartment when the fire broke out at Notre-Dame Cathedral. She watched in shock as the blaze took hold of the historic cathedral before being given minutes to grab her things and get out. pic.twitter.com/OTqatdCmy6
— The Local France (@TheLocalFrance) April 18, 2019