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Twitter Lashing Out at Trump After He Makes Notre Dame Fire About Himself, ‘Shut Up and Let the Pros Work!’

Donald Trump tweeted this afternoon as he, like many many others, watched the coverage of the horrific fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris.

“So horrible to watch the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,” Trump tweeted.

He also offered a suggestion on how to put out the fire: “Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out. Must act quickly!”

French President Emmanuel Macron has addressed this disaster via Twitter, saying (via rough translation) “Our Lady of Paris in flames. Emotion of a whole nation. Thought for all Catholics and for all French. Like all our countrymen, I’m sad tonight to see this part of us burn.”

The fire department in Paris said that a major operation was underway, Reuters reported.

France 2 television reported that police were treating the blaze as an accident.

The cathedral, which was built in the 13th century, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Paris. It attracts more than 10 million visitors a year.

Twitter is furious that Trump had to make a suggestion about fire tankers:

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