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Fire Shuts Down Alpargatas Footwear Factory in Brazil

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A major fire at a Brazilian factory owned by footwear maker Alpargatas destroyed an entire section of machinery but no casualties were reported. Some 50 firefighters and military personnel and 10 vehicles responded to the Monday morning blaze in Santa Rita, located about 1,500 miles northwest of Rio de Janeiro, according to published reports. Firefighters…

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