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Wildfires burn over 750 hectares of forests in Chile

Posted On: Feb. 3, 2023 9:59 AM CST

The National Forestry Corporation of Chile said that wildfires have burned more than 750 hectares of forests in the country, threatening farms and destroying houses as a summer heatwave hits the country, Reuters reported. The government has declared a red alert for the Nuble and Biobio region and has also ordered evacuation of rural areas due to the risk of fire.