China News Agency, St Paul, May 4, May 4th local time, Brazil St Paul firefighters in the collapse of the 1 collapsed buildings in the ruins of the first victims of the remains, preliminarily confirmed that there are still 5 people buried. At present, the fire department is using large machinery to remove debris from buildings so as to locate the victims. Data map: about 1:30 in the early morning of May 1st, a 24 - story abandoned apartment building near the square of Lagod Pi Sandhu (LargodoPaissandu) in downtown St Paul, Brazil collapsed after a fire. The picture shows the collapse of the apartment building in the afternoon. Mo Chengxiong, a journalist from China China News Agency According to the latest statistics, there were 142 families living in 372 apartments in the apartment building before the fire. After the incident, 320 people were registered as homeless, 40 of whom were sent to the city government asylum center. The St Paul municipal government decided to provide housing assistance to families affected by the disaster in May 8th. The first month of each family was 1200 Real (about $342) and 400 Real (about $114) for one year from second months. The Fire Department of St Paul operates at the scene of the accident. Mo Chengxiong, a journalist from China China News Agency The fire department says the rubble of the apartment building is 15 meters high. From May 3rd, the fire department has used 5 excavators, bulldozers and carrier trucks to clean up, for at least one week. The fire department also said that the cause of the fire in the apartment building was initially identified as a short circuit on a 5 floor power outlet. This socket is connected to fridge, microwave oven and TV set, resulting in short circuit fire due to overloading. Around 1:30 a.m. local time on May 1st, a 24 storey apartment building in central St Paul, Brazil, broke out in more than 40 minutes. The fire department said at least 1 people were killed and 3 missing.