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Forest fires in Chile

Thursday, 06 March 2008

Type of Event:
Forest fires
Location of Event:
Chile
Date of Charter Activation:
06/03/2008
Charter Requestor:
SIFEM
Project Management:

Description of the event

About 4000 hectares of pine and eucalyptus forests have been destroyed by fires which originated in the Valpara√≠so region. 25 houses were destroyed and 60 families evacuated, affecting about 200 people.