Fire Breaks Out at Portuguese Language Museum in Brazil

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Flames tore through one of São Paulo’s most visited landmarks, the Portuguese Language Museum on Monday afternoon, leaving one person dead and halting rail and metro lines for thousands of commuters. More than one hundred firefighters with 37 fire trucks were at the scene to try to combat the fire, one of which died while trying to put out the fire.

According to the museum’s press office the causes of what started the blaze have not yet been determined. Fire officials, however, told reporters that the fire . . .

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