Updated on 15 April 2019
A fire broke out at the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.
According to French newspaper Le Monde, the fire broke out in the attic of the historic monument before spreading to engulf a large section of the roof.
Increased traffic, especially the areas surrounding the Notre Dame
Increased presence of first responders and law enforcement
Mitigating Factors to Apply:
Avoid large crowds, which can attract unwanted attention
Allow extra time to travel to/from the airport, supplier, and accommodations
Monitor local and social media for updates
Enroll in the Safe Traveler program (STEP) to receive warnings from the U.S. Embassy
DISCLAIMER and Hold Harmless
Disclaimer: LSDS gathers information from multiple sources and offers insight and perspective to travelers. Sources cannot be validated for accuracy in every instance. Travelers assume all risk associated with their travel and are responsible for the decisions associated with travel and for their own safety. Users of this reference document agree, to hold harmless LSDS (LLC) its employees and clients associated with any risk or injury incurred during travel.