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Huge Blaze at Fuel Depot in Southern Brazil Still Burning After 50 Hours

A fire that broke out at a fuel storage depot in the southern Brazilian city of Chapeco on Monday, November 13, was still burning more than 50 hours later, according to local media reports, citing Brazilian authorities.

This video by military firefighter Duan Pedroso da Silva shows a charred truck and blackened tanks, with fires still burning in the background.

Local media outlet Radio Chapeco reported that firefighters from other municipalities joined ongoing efforts to put out the fire and eliminate the “toxic smoke” that was “spreading to other cities in the region.” Credit: Duan Pedroso da Silva via Storyful