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Fire at TAC


Copersucar reports that the fire occurred today in the Copersucar Sugar Terminal (TAC), at Porto de Santos, SP, was controlled by the Fire Brigade and that the supplementary operations continued throughout the day.

Four employees were hurt and had immediate medical assistance. Three of them remain in the hospital but out of risk. Copersucar is providing all necessary support to these employees and their families. The fire destroyed 180 thousand tons of raw sugar.

The accident’s cause is still unknown and it is under investigation.

At the moment, the company is developing a contingency plan aiming to reduce the impacts.

Copersucar thanks all the support and solidarity expressions received from the Government, business partners, clients and suppliers, e also from all its employees. A very special thanks to the firefighters that hardly worked during the accident.