BREAKING NEWS

Now Reading:

Fire sweeps through Sao Paulo slum


Brazil

Fire sweeps through Sao Paulo slum

A raging fire which broke out in a Sao Paulo favela has destroyed at least 50 homes. Images of smoke billowing over the neighbourhood were broadcast live on Brazilian television.

According to the authorities, the fire began around 3 pm local time, its cause is unknown.
One image showed residents trying to battle the blaze with water from a small hose.

Dozens of firefighters arrived on the scene and eventually managed to bring the fire under control.
Only one person required medical attention due to smoke inhalation.

Every story can be told in many ways: see the perspectives from Euronews journalists in our other language teams.

Auto-Translated

United Kingdom

Northern Ireland election puts power-sharing in the balance