In Chile due to forest fires declared a state of emergency

In Chile in connection with large-scale forest fires declared a state of emergency, reports Yahoo News.

As of January 22 fires threaten several cities in Central and southern Chile. In particular, the fire surrounded the city of Cauquenes. As a result of fires destroyed the vegetation on more than 500 sq. km.

Local media reported that during forest fires killed three rescuers.

Recall, January 2 Chile declared a red level of danger because of the wildfires burning in the area of the port city of Valparaiso. The fire broke out in the woods because of windy and dry weather. The drought caused last year a record number of fires.

In the southern hemisphere is now in full swing summer.




In Chile due to forest fires declared a state of emergency 23.01.2017

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