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"The fierce struggle will continue throughout the night to bring the population to safety and protect homes," the fire service said on Twitter.
Mud and water swept away the vehicles and left them blocked in a highway underpass.
Brazilians won't want lockdown to stop at this rate.
Around 60 fire trucks raced to the 12-storey apartment block as smoke and flames spread through the building.
They were demanding better working conditions.
A funeral service was held on Tuesday in Sydney for a volunteer firefighter who died battling blazes in Australia.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said 23 people have now died in the wildfires so far this summer.
A giant wall of smoke and flames hovers over the Melbourne suburb of Cranbourne, as Australia endures one of the worst days of its months-long bushfire crisis.
New South Wales where Sydney lies remains under a state of emergency as around 2000 firefighters struggle to limit around 100 wildfires.
But there's no way to put them out completely, only rain could do that.
A massive fire broke out at a shopping complex in the Nigerian city of Lagos on Tuesday
The blaze engulfed the top section of a building in the popular Balogun Market
Goods were thrown out of windows to save stock while men on the roof of neighbouring buildings tried to put out the flames using buckets of water.
A portion of the roof collapsed after catching fire, firefighters said on Twitter.
In order to prevent him from falling, the rescuers quickly fastened a security rope around his chest, while residents from the building held out quilt below.