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Fire engulfs 600 stilt homes in Brazil

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood, on a branch of the Rio Negro, a tributary to the Amazon river, in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. A fire raced through a neighborhood in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus early on Tuesday, engulfing at least 600 wooden houses built on stilts due to seasonal floods and sending thousands fleeing from their homes.REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood, on a branch of the Rio Negro, a tributary to the Amazon river, in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. A fire raced through a neighborhood in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus...more

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood, on a branch of the Rio Negro, a tributary to the Amazon river, in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. A fire raced through a neighborhood in the Brazilian jungle city of Manaus early on Tuesday, engulfing at least 600 wooden houses built on stilts due to seasonal floods and sending thousands fleeing from their homes.REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A man looks at houses on fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. No deaths were reported from the blaze, which authorities said may have been triggered by a pressure cooker explosion. Four people were injured, and more than 2,000 people were forced to flee, Amadeu Soares, head of the Amazonas state security ministry, told reporters at the scene.

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A man looks at houses on fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. No deaths were reported from the blaze, which authorities said may have been triggered by a pressure cooker explosion. Four people were injured,...more

A man looks at houses on fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. No deaths were reported from the blaze, which authorities said may have been triggered by a pressure cooker explosion. Four people were injured, and more than 2,000 people were forced to flee, Amadeu Soares, head of the Amazonas state security ministry, told reporters at the scene. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen with her dog during a fire in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. Such fires are common in poorer neighborhoods and slums in Brazil, where scant government planning during decades of rapid urbanization resulted in informal settlements sprouting up, housing millions who sought jobs in urban centers. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen with her dog during a fire in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. Such fires are common in poorer neighborhoods and slums in Brazil, where scant government planning during decades of rapid urbanization resulted in...more

A resident is seen with her dog during a fire in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. Such fires are common in poorer neighborhoods and slums in Brazil, where scant government planning during decades of rapid urbanization resulted in informal settlements sprouting up, housing millions who sought jobs in urban centers. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Houses on fire are seen at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Houses on fire are seen at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Houses on fire are seen at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Houses on fire are seen at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Houses on fire are seen at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Houses on fire are seen at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents look at houses on fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents look at houses on fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents look at houses on fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents are seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents are seen after a fire at Educando neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educando neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen after a fire at Educando neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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Residents are seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

Residents are seen during a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly

A resident is seen after a fire at Educandos neighbourhood in the city of Manaus, Brazil December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Bruno Kelly
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