Notre Dame fire – Internet users edit cathedral’s Wikipedia page to say it is to ‘on fire and dying inside’ after inferno rocks Paris

INTERNET users spared no time mocking the Notre Dame's blaze on its Wikipedia page after a devastating fire engulfed the iconic landmark this evening.

Under the Architecture section of the page, the cathedral's functional status was edited to say: "On fire and dying inside :)".

Twitter9 Internet trolls updated the Functional Status to this while the Notre Dame was up in flames
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisTwitter9 The status of the iconic landmark was later updated to reflect that is unknown what the extent of the damage is
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisAFP or licensors9 A fire broke out at Notre Dame at 5.30pm local time and flames were still burning more than five hours later
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks Paris9

As the inferno raged on, the status was also updated to "On Fire".

Notre Dame fire – This is the moment the Spire collapses as blaze breaks out at the cathedral

Its functional status has now been updated to say "Unknown (Fire damage)" after firefighters saved the main structure of the cathedral from complete destruction.

Crews are still working to contain the flames – with the latest images showing the damage from inside the landmark.

Flames are still burning on the roof as debris covers the first rows of pews inside the cathedral.

Another image shows missing sections of the ceiling.

Dramatic photos show the damage caused by the blaze that destroyed the 850-year-old's church's spire and much of its Gothic roof.

The fire broke out at 5.30pm local time this evening and 400 firefighters were deployed to battle the inferno.

France's Deputy Interior Minister Laurent Nunez said “the fire had since decreased in intensity".

Emmanuel Gregoire, the deputy mayor of Paris, said the cathedral had suffered "colossal damages".

Police said there have been no deaths, but one firefighter has been "seriously injured".

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French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted: “Notre Dame of Paris in flames.

"Emotion of a whole nation. Thoughts go out to all Catholics and all of France. Like all our countrymen, I'm sad tonight to see this part of us burn.”

He later said: "We will rebuild."

Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisTwitter9 The cathedral's functional status was also update to just say 'On Fire'
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisEPA9 This image shows the damage inside the cathedral as a fire can still be seen burning in the ceiling
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisReuters9 This photo shows the flames through damage in the Notre Dame's ceiling
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisEPA9 Crews are battling to put out the flames, which had largely been contained by the time they went inside the church
Notre Dame fire - Internet users edit cathedral's Wikipedia page to say it is to 'on fire and dying inside' after inferno rocks ParisSky.IT9 This aerial shot shows the scale of how much the fire had spread
French President Emmanuel Macron address the fire that has partly destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral

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