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Massive Fire Burns More than 100 Homes in Chile

A forest fire in Valparaiso, outside of Santiago, Chile, burned more than 100 homes on Saturday.
Image: Houses in flames during a fire near Santiago, Chile
Houses in flames during a fire in Valparaiso, about 70 miles west of Santiago, Chile, on April 12. AFP - Getty Images

A forest fire consumed more than 100 houses in Valparaiso, about 70 miles west of Santiago, Chile, on Saturday. prompting authorities to declare a red alert for the area. There have been no reports of injuries, local authorities told Reuters.

People look at smoke from a forest fire in Valparaiso city, northwest of Santiago on April 12.STRINGER/CHILE / Reuters