Firefighters control fire at liquid storage facility near Brazil's port of Santos

Associated Press

Brazilian officials say a fire that billowed flames and smoke from a liquid bulk storage facility has been contained.

The fire department in the port of Santos said there were no fatalities from Thursday's blaze, but two workers were treated for smoke inhalation.

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The fire erupted at a facility owned by Ultracargo, one of Brazil's largest liquid bulk storage companies. Fuels, chemicals, vegetable oils, ethanol and corrosive products are stored at the site.

Ultracargo president Ricardo Catran said in an emailed statement that four of the site's more than 170 tanks caught fire. It was unclear what products were in the tanks.

Both the company and the fire department said it was too early to say what caused the fire.