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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