We will rebuild the cathedral and make it more beautiful. I want this to be achieved within five years. We can do it.
The blaze collapsed the spire and spread to one of the cathedral's tower. Paris Fire Chief Jean-Claude Gallet said the church's main structure had been saved. The first deputy to the mayor of Paris, Emmanuel Grégoire said, "A special mission has been launched to try to save all works of art that can be saved."
The mayor of Paris said in a tweet that many works were saved from the fire,
Thanks to @PompiersParis, the police and the municipal agents, the Crown of Thorns, the Tunic of Saint Louis and several other major works are now in a safe place.
According to our tally, € 700,000,000 has already been pledged for the rebuilding of the cathedral. You can donate by going to Basilica of the National Shrine's website. Apple's CEO Tim Cook has tweeted that Apple will be donating to this effort, though no amount has been stated.