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Fire consumes homes of lone Indigenous community in Lima, Peru - Indigenous - CBC


Fire consumes homes of lone Indigenous community in Lima, Peru - Indigenous - CBC: The fire broke out early Friday in Cantagallo, home to more than 3,000 Shipibo Indigenous people. Officials say 46 people were treated for smoke inhalation.

Firefighters tried to douse the flames, but water was in short supply and narrow streets impeded their access. Residents say the fire started near workshops where clothes, suitcases and shoes are made and where there were flammable chemicals.

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