Fire in Centro Rio Building Sunday: Daily

By Esmee Verbeek, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three floors of the Swissair building on 99 Avenida Rio Branco, Centro, have been ravaged by a fire Sunday morning. The 14th and 15th floors belonged to the Garcia and Keneer Law Offices, the 16th floor was reportedly vacant, and fortunately no one was injured during the blaze.

Fierce flames started around 6:30AM on Sunday morning. Due to inadequate fire prevention system in the building, according to the firemen, it was impossible to use the water of the building to extinguish the fire.

It took thirty firemen of the Humait . . .

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