Brazil's Latin America Memorial catches fire
Firefighters in Brazil tackled a major blaze at Sao Paulo's Latin America Memorial, a large auditorium designed by famed architect Oscar Niemeyer.
The Associated Press reports that fire officials said the 1,600-seat building was empty at the time of the fire.
Two firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation.
According to the BBC, at least 15 firefighters were injured.
The cause of the fire and extent of the damage is unknown.
A tapestry by Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake may have been destroyed.
The Latin America Memorial was built in the city in 1989 to promote the cultural, political, social and economic integration of Latin America.
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