Smoke from Brazil structure fire seen miles away

Report It! Photo, Tyler Maybaugh
Report It! Photo, Tyler Maybaugh

BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) – UPDATE 11:56 pm:  Clay County Officials report US 40 in Brazil has been re-opened.


A structure fire in Brazil is causing traffic issues on US 40.

News 10 has a crew at the scene of the fire at Highway 40 Furniture.

Officials are asking to people to avoid the area and scanner traffic reports they are shutting down US 40 due to heavy smoke. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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