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Brazil fire toll passes 240

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BRASILIA, Brazil - A fire swept through a crowded nightclub in southern Brazil early Sunday, killing at least 245 people and leaving at least 200 injured, police and firefighters said. 

At least 350 of the estimated 900 patrons at the Kiss night club of Santa Maria, Brazil were not as lucky as this woman, being treated by firefighters after she escape the inferno caused by a band's pyrotechnics. (Reuters photo)

Brazil Pol Maj Cleberson Braida told local news media that the 245 bodies were brought for identification to a gymnasium in the city of Santa Maria.

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