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Fire hits 180,000 tonnes of Brazil sugar

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SAO PAULO - A fire Friday destroyed some 180,000 tonnes of sugar at several warehouses in the southern Brazilian port of Santos before it was contained, authorities said. 

Four warehouses with sugar burn in flames at the port of Santos, the biggest of Latin America, some 60 km of Sao Paulo, Brazil on Friday. (AFP photo)

Four people were injured in the blaze, which erupted in warehouses owned by Copersucar, the world's largest sugar trader, the Port of Santos said in a statement.

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