Homes evacuated in Chile amid battle to control wildfires

Residents of the Chilean town of Portezuelo have been evacuating their houses in the face of advancing forest fires. They had tried creating a fire wall in the town about 400 kilometres south of Santiago. But they were forced to abandon their plan when the wind direction changed. Other areas are also still being affected, with police and the military moving people out of their homes and cutting off roads. The authorities have been detaining people suspected of starting the forest fires...

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