A fire at a southern Brazil nightclub has left at least 245 dead and hundreds more injured.
According to reports, the fire started while a band was on stage performing. Police originally found 90 dead but the death toll rose to 245 overnight. A club security guard told newspaper that the club was at maximim capacity of between 1,000 and 2,000 people and as the fire blazed, partygoers were pushing and shoving each other to exit.
The AP is reporting that police and firemen have taken the bodies to a local gym in Santa Maria. Let’s keep the families of these victims in our prayers.