Dozens Trapped After Fire Breaks Out Inside Mall in Lima

Over 40 people were trapped in a burning 12-story building in La Victoria, a district of Lima, Peru, on Thursday, July 21, according to local news.

Local news said fire personnel were able to get everyone out of the building, which housed a gallery and textile workshop, and four individuals were being treated for minor injuries.

This footage uploaded to Twitter by Enzo Brousset shows trapped individuals leaning out of windows and waving fabric as smoke billows out of the building. Credit: Enzo Brousset via Storyful

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