Brazil to rebuild scientific research base destroyed by fire in Antarctica

Posted on February 26, 2012 • Filed under: Antartica, Brazil

The Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, “dismayed” by the fire that destroyed the base today the country’s scientific research in Antarctica, which left two soldiers dead and one wounded, said the government the rebuild, according to a statement.

In the fire at the Antarctic station Comandante Ferraz, occurred this morning, died Brazilian Navy Petty Officer Carlos Alberto Vieira Figueiredo and Sergeant from the same gun Roberto dos Santos Lopez, while the sergeant also Luciano Medeiros Gomes was injured but is out Hazard. Read Article

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