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Brazil: Fireballs seen at huge fuel storage blaze

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Brazil: Fireballs seen at huge fuel storage blaze

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Around 80 firefighters were deployed to tackle a blaze at a fuel tank storage facility near Santos port in Brazil.

Witnesses report black smoke and fireballs came from the site.

Ultracargo, the company running the facility, said there had been no victims resulting from the fire, and its cause was unclear.

The fire is said to have started at around 10am local time on Thursday (April 2). According to a Twitter account for the fire service, 22 fire engines and one boat were involved in efforts to extinguish the blaze.