BRUMADINHO, Brazil | Firefighters search mud after Brazil dam collapse; 58 dead

BRUMADINHO, Brazil  | Firefighters search mud after Brazil dam collapse; 58 dead

BRUMADINHO, Brazil — January 27, 2019—Firefighters are carefully moving over treacherous mud, sometimes walking, sometimes crawling, in search of survivors or bodies left by a dam collapse that buried mine buildings and surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste.

The confirmed death toll rose to 58, with up to 300 people still missing, authorities said. In an ominous sign, nobody was recovered alive Sunday, a stark difference from the first two days of the disaster, when helicopters were whisking people from the mud.

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