Massive blaze engulfs Brazilian favela

Hundreds of homes are set alight after a fire breaks out late on Tuesday in a favela in Sao Paulo, Brazil's most populous city.

SAO PAOLO, BRAZIL (Reuters) - Hundreds of homes are set alight after a fire breaks out late on Tuesday (Sept 13) in the slums of Estrada de Alpina in Sao Paulo, Brazil's most populous city.

No fatalities were reported. There is currently no information given on what caused the fire.