56381115 story Fire Destroys Iron Mountain Data Warehouse, Argentina's Bank Records Lost 463 Posted by Soulskill on Wednesday February 05, 2014 @04:33PM from the offsite-backups-are-for-wimps dept. cagraham writes "A fire at Iron Mountain's data warehouse in Buenos Aires left the facility 'ruined' and killed nine first-responders, according to the Washington Post. The origin of the fire is unknown. The facility was supposedly equipped with sprinkler systems, fire control systems, and had a private emergency team on standby. Among the records destroyed are Argentina's bank archives, the loss of which could have some surprisingly far-reaching implications."