Fire Destroys Antarctic Research Base

2 killed in blaze at Brazilian station

By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff

Posted Feb 27, 2012 12:07 AM CST

(Newser) – A fire has wiped out a Brazilian research station on an island near the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Two soldiers were killed as they battled the blaze at the Comandante Ferraz base, which started in a machine room, the BBC reports. The station's...   Read full story »


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