Celebs lament Notre Dame fire
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Some high-profile Hollywood stars are among those mourning the fire at Notre Dame, expressing heartbreak over the devastating damage it has caused.

The fire at Paris’s famed medieval cathedral broke out on Monday, causing the landmark's iconic spire to collapse as spectators looked on in horror. 

As the events unfolded on TV, several performers took to social media to lament the catastrophic blaze, which reportedly is thought to be connected to ongoing renovation work.

Actress Patricia Arquette thanked first responders in France who were on scene:

Former "Everybody Loves Raymond" actress Patricia Heaton questioned the reasons behind the "incomprehensible" loss of the 12th century structure: