In this photo released by Sao Paulo Fire Department, a building on fire is seen on Tuesday. The 25-storey tower later collapsed. Photo: Sao Paulo Fire Department via AP

Brazilian authorities searching for 44 people after Sao Paulo skyscraper burns down, in scenes reminiscent of 9/11

The building, a disused former police headquarters, was occupied by 146 homeless families, officials say, blaming lack of even basic fire prevention measures for the accident

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In this photo released by Sao Paulo Fire Department, a building on fire is seen on Tuesday. The 25-storey tower later collapsed. Photo: Sao Paulo Fire Department via AP
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