Blaze tears through St. Louis museum of rare documents

Flames seen at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., March 26, 2019, in this still image taken from a video provided by St. Louis Fire Department. St. Louis Fire Department/Handout via REUTERS

(Reuters) – A massive fire broke out in a museum of rare manuscripts in St. Louis, provoking fears over the fate of its priceless documents, officials and media said on Wednesday, although the extent of the losses was not immediately clear. About 80 firefighters worked for two hours to douse Tuesday’s blaze at the Karpeles […]

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