Video Captures Moment Paris Building Explodes Into Flames

A fast-moving fire has ravaged a residential building on the northern edge of Paris.

Firefighters spokesman Gabriel Plus said there are no known victims in the Saturday night blaze that moved through four floors of the large modern structure.

Teams are searching for potential victims.

The spokesman told BFMTV that it is too early to know the origin of the fire.

Witnesses captured the moment the building exploded into flames. Image: bassth69 via Snapchat

He said it began on both the outside and inside of the building and raged through the third through sixth floors. He did not clarify.

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The building has two elevator shafts, which typically can spread flames.

Paris recorded its deadliest fire in a decade earlier this year, when a blaze in a posh western district killed 10 people in February. Arson was suspected.