Flames leaping from Rio fuel depot
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Rio fuel depot fire spreads to neighbouring homes

24 May 2013 Last updated at 11:31 BST

There have been multiple explosions at a fuel depot on the northern outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, with large flames and black smoke pouring from the building.

It is not known how the blaze, which consumed at least six tanks of fuel and lubricant and spread to neighbouring houses, began.