A major fire has broken out at the prestigious Ritz hotel in Paris.
Breaking: Fire breaks out in the Ritz Hotel in Paris via
pfroissart</a> <a href="https://t.co/iBBisjJKMq">pic.twitter.com/iBBisjJKMq</a></p>— Derek Momodu (DelMody) January 19, 2016
Around 60 firefighters are on hand to battle the blaze, which started on the seventh floor.
The hotel is currently closed to the public while renovation work is carried out.
[FIRE] https://t.co/bgYJpyiBtD— Le Vrai Paris (@LeVraiParis) January 19, 2016
Two hundred workers have been evacuated from the building.