Brazil nightclub fire kills at least 90 - local media

SAO PAULO Sun Jan 27, 2013 4:14pm IST

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SAO PAULO (Reuters) - At least 90 people were killed in a nightclub fire caused by a pyrotechnics show in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, local media reported on Sunday.

Estado de S.Paulo reported on its website that as many as 2,000 people were in the nightclub when the fire started, and that police were still counting the dead.

(Reporting by Brian Winter; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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