Fire in Rio refinery now under control

One person was assisted after inhaling smoke

Published in 17/12/2018 - 16:57 By Cristina Indio do Brasil - Rio de Janeiro

The Fire Department in Rio de Janeiro reported that the fire hitting a section of the Manguinhos Refinery, in northern Rio, has been brought under control.

Agents are still in the place working on what is left of the flames.

To fight the fire, military agents from ten units were mobilized. No victims were reported, even though one person had to be receive assistance after inhaling smoke.

Translation: Fabrício Ferreira -  Edition: Nádia Franco / Mariana Branco

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