Prison » Fire-ravaged tower block collapses in Brazil after inferno rips through the building, with trapped residents screaming for help

Daily Mail
May 1, 2018

A residential tower block collapsed in Brazil after a huge blaze tore through the building in the middle of the night – leaving several residents trapped.

One person has been confirmed dead so far – with further fatalities expected to be announced over the coming hours.

The catastrophic collapse was caught on camera in the city of Sao Paulo as horrified onlookers filmed the unfolding carnage.

In the clip, posted on Twitter, the 26-storey building can be seen smoldering from the blaze with flames licking up the side of the structure from several windows.

The block then suddenly bursts into a bright ball of fire – before a whole side of the building comes crashing down to earth.

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This article was posted: Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 8:02 am

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