By Nicole Froio, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A children's clothes store in Saara was destroyed by a fire on the morning of Saturday, December 15th. The fire started at around 9:30 AM, a peek time for Christmas shoppers in Centro (the city center) Rio.
According to staff, the fire started in the second floor of the store, where the place was crowded with shoppers. The flames spread quickly and people had to flee the scene, leaving purses and documents behind.