PHOTO GALLERY: Metro residents remember Notre Dame cathedral

Photo courtesy of Brian Wetjen
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The iconic Notre Dame cathedral located in the heart of Paris went up in flames Monday evening.

Much of the famed architecture was destroyed as the fire burned well into the night.

Many metro residents have visited the World Heritage site in the past and expressed their sadness on social media.

The gallery features photos taken by 6 News viewers before pieces of history were lost to flames.

Photo courtesy of April Kaufman Stierman