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Fire in commercial buildings in the 25 de Março region is controlled in SP

A fire of great proportions, which hit commercial buildings in the region of Rua 25 de Março, in downtown São Paulo, was brought under control this Monday morning (11) since Sunday night (10).

The occurrence was recorded around 9 pm on Sunday (10), at number 95 of Rua Barão de Duprat, in the Sé neighborhood.

At around 8 am this Monday (11), the Fire Department reported that the fire was extinguished by the teams, which are now working in the aftermath phase.

According to the latest update from the corporation, 25 vehicles and 65 firefighters are still at the scene because of the fire.

Two firefighters were injured with 2nd degree burns during work, but they are conscious and were taken to the Tatuapé Emergency Room.

The massive fire also affected traffic in the region.

The São Paulo Traffic Engineering Company (CET) recommended that drivers avoid the region, which had some nearby streets closed.

CET bans caused by the fire:

  • R. Cavalheiro Basilio Jafet – access to R. 25 de Março
  • R. da Cantareira with Av. Senator Queiroz
  • R. Barão de Duprat with R. da Cantareira
  • R. Baron de Duprat with R. Afonso Kherlakian
  • R. Baron de Duprat with R. Assad Abdalla
  • R. Barão de Duprat with R. Carlos de Souza de Nazaré
  • Av. Prestes Maia with R. Carlos de Souza de Nazaré

SPTrans announced that six bus lines that pass through the 25 de Março region are being diverted because of the fire.

“The lines 1206/10 Pq. vl. Maria – Correio, 2104/10 Metro Santana – Term. Because. D. Pedro II, 2161/10 Pq. Edu Chaves – Pça. From the Post Office, 2182/10 Jd. Brazil – Pça. From the Post Office, 5107/10 Term. Sacomã – Praça do Correio and 5141/10 Term. Sapopemba – Pça. From the Correio are ceasing to travel along Rua da Cantareira, between Av. Sen. Queirós and Parque D. Pedro II, following Av. Mercury, Av. of the State and accessing the Pq. D. Pedro II”, informed SPTrans.

Source: CNN Brasil

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