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Chile records 5,885 forest fires in 2013-2014 season

April 23, 2014 - 6:00am

Chile has recorded 5,885 forest fires during the 2013-2014 season, the National Forest Corp. said.

The fires have damaged 101,775 hectares of land, BNamericas reported.

Since October 2013, forest fires have destroyed an area the size of Paris, Manhattan, Buenos Aires and Madrid combined, reports BNamericas.

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