ONE OF OUR PRODUCERS WASACTUALLY IN PARIS WHEN THEFIRE BROKE OUT.
NEWSCHANNEL5'S MIKE TRIM FACETIMED HERTHIS MORNING.<<WALKING UP TO THE TAPED OFFSCENE OF THE CATHEDRAL NOTREDAME━ WPTV PRODUCER AMANDAFOLEY FELT THE MOOD RIGHTAWAY.
21:06 "It is a verypacked as you can imagine butvery somber." ON VACATION,SEEING THE 856 YEAR OLDBUILDING WAS ON HER BUCKETLIST IT'S A DIFFERENT KIND OFVISIT NOW.
FIRST FROM THEFRONT... 11:03 "I wasexpecting to see like, smokedamage and that kind of thing,especially to these walls, butthere's nothing." BUT JUST AQUICK WALK AROUND THE CORNER,A MUCH DIFFERENT STORY.
3:05"The spire would have beenright in the middle of that."VISUAL REMINDERS OF THEFLAMES.
1:56 "Now it kind ofmakes it more of a reality.Before we were on the otherside.
It's very quiet.
Peopleare just taking a lot ofpictures.
Just taking in themoment." FOLEY WAS ONLY 15MINUTES AWAY WHEN THE FLAMESBROKE OUT MONDAY.
NOW,TOURISTS, MIXING WITHLOCALS...ALL TAKING IN TSCENE 11:56 "It's incredible,the spirit of Parisians andhow the love for theirarchitecture It's veryheartwarming to see." (Coverfirst part of bite) 5:14 "Theywant to go on as normal butyou always have in the back ofyour mind, this just happened.It's still so fresh." WITH SOMUCH ELSE TO SEE, FOLEY PLANSTO STILL MAKE THE MOST OF HERTRIP.
BUT IT'S THIS SPECIALAS THE FRENCH COMMUNITYREMAINS IN SHOCK AFT