Brazil fire toll reaches 235

The toll from last weekend`s fire at a discotheque in this southern Brazilian city rose to 235 and 143 people remain hospitalized, authorities said on Wednesday.

Argentina to send skin grafts for Brazilian fire victims

Argentina will send skin grafts to Brazil to treat people suffering serious burns in the wake of a disco fire in Santa Maria city, the Health Ministry announced Monday.

Three-day mourning for Brazil nightclub fire victims

A fire sparked by a music band’s fireworks show swept through a nightclub thronged with University students in Southern Brazil’s Santa Maria, killing at least 233, with most of them dying after inhaling toxic smoke.