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Tag: Building fire

  • Wednesday, May 2nd 2018 - 08:08 UTC

    Towering inferno in Sao Paulo: 24-storey building collapses after huge blaze

    Firefighters work to extinguish the fire in a 24-storey building used by squatters that later collapsed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, the largest city in Latin America

    A 24-storey building used by squatters in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil's biggest city, collapsed early Tuesday after a blaze that tore through the structure, leaving at least three missing. Survivors described waking in the night to find themselves surrounded by flames and escaping with their children before the tower turned to rubble.