Brazil: Fireballs seen at huge fuel storage blazeComments
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.
Very large fuel tanks catching fire, imay spread to chemical/toxic tanks in the vicinity #santos#brazil#Alemoapic.twitter.com/plgBxeVg4J— Rey Castro (@Rey_Brazil) April 2, 2015
Ultracargo, the company running the facility, said there had been no victims resulting from the fire, and its cause was unclear.
http://t.co/SvfBoXj5XM : Firefighters control fire near Brazil's port of Santos pic.twitter.com/O7h0Sg01AD— CyberNews (@CyberNewsUS) April 2, 2015
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.