Head of Portugal’s Museum Association urges precautions to avoid fires

in News · 06-09-2018 09:43:00 · 0 Comments

The head of Portugal’s Museum Association has asked the country’s museums to take precautions to avoid fires like the one that destroyed Brazil’s National Museum this past weekend.

After the tragedy in Rio de Janeiro, João Neto urged Portugal’s museums to check their security systems to prevent fires, especially those housed in older buildings. More than 20,000 important pieces perished when a fire tore through the National Museum in Brazil on Sunday.


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