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Historic wildfires in Chile

A firefighter tries to stop wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

A firefighter tries to stop wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

A firefighter tries to stop wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez
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People tidy up the remains of burnt houses as wildfires ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People tidy up the remains of burnt houses as wildfires ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People tidy up the remains of burnt houses as wildfires ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A volunteer takes a break during wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

A volunteer takes a break during wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

A volunteer takes a break during wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez
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Horses run away from wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Horses run away from wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Horses run away from wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez
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A Chilean flag hangs on a fence with the name of the family whose house burnt down as wildfires are ravaging wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A Chilean flag hangs on a fence with the name of the family whose house burnt down as wildfires are ravaging wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A Chilean flag hangs on a fence with the name of the family whose house burnt down as wildfires are ravaging wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A volunteer helps a firefighter during wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.

A volunteer helps a firefighter during wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.

A volunteer helps a firefighter during wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile January 30, 2017. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVE.
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Villagers are seen during a forest fire in the town of Litueche in the O'Higgins region, south of Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera

Villagers are seen during a forest fire in the town of Litueche in the O'Higgins region, south of Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera

Villagers are seen during a forest fire in the town of Litueche in the O'Higgins region, south of Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera
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A bulldozer digs a hole for the carcass of a horse in a burnt forest after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Empedrado, Chile. REUTERS/Cristobal Hernandez

A bulldozer digs a hole for the carcass of a horse in a burnt forest after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Empedrado, Chile. REUTERS/Cristobal Hernandez

A bulldozer digs a hole for the carcass of a horse in a burnt forest after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Empedrado, Chile. REUTERS/Cristobal Hernandez
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A woman sits amidst the remains of a burnt house in Santa Olga, Chile, January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A woman sits amidst the remains of a burnt house in Santa Olga, Chile, January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A woman sits amidst the remains of a burnt house in Santa Olga, Chile, January 26, 2017. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A resident tries to extinguish fire as wildfires ravaged wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in town of Florida, Concepcion region, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A resident tries to extinguish fire as wildfires ravaged wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in town of Florida, Concepcion region, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A resident tries to extinguish fire as wildfires ravaged wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in town of Florida, Concepcion region, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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A woman walks near burnt houses as the worst wildfires in Chile's modern history ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

A woman walks near burnt houses as the worst wildfires in Chile's modern history ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

A woman walks near burnt houses as the worst wildfires in Chile's modern history ravage wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
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Villagers are seen next to wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Villagers are seen next to wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Villagers are seen next to wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez
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Locals walk along a street among the remains of burned houses after a wildfire at the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera

Locals walk along a street among the remains of burned houses after a wildfire at the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera

Locals walk along a street among the remains of burned houses after a wildfire at the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Carlos Vera
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A woman takes a break as she and fellow residents try to protect houses in a residential neighborhood as wildfires ravaged wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Concepcion, Chile. REUTERS/Maribel Fornerod

A woman takes a break as she and fellow residents try to protect houses in a residential neighborhood as wildfires ravaged wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Concepcion, Chile. REUTERS/Maribel Fornerod

A woman takes a break as she and fellow residents try to protect houses in a residential neighborhood as wildfires ravaged wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Concepcion, Chile. REUTERS/Maribel Fornerod
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Remains of burnt houses are pictured after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

Remains of burnt houses are pictured after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

Remains of burnt houses are pictured after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
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A man walks among the remains of a burnt church after a wildfire at the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A man walks among the remains of a burnt church after a wildfire at the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

A man walks among the remains of a burnt church after a wildfire at the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Volunteers cover the carcass of a dog in a burnt forest after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Talcamavida, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Volunteers cover the carcass of a dog in a burnt forest after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Talcamavida, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

Volunteers cover the carcass of a dog in a burnt forest after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Talcamavida, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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Firefighters try to stop wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Firefighters try to stop wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez

Firefighters try to stop wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, in Portezuelo, Chile. REUTERS/Juan Gonzalez
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Volunteers take a break after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

Volunteers take a break after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza

Volunteers take a break after wildfires in Chile's central-south regions, Chile. REUTERS/Pablo Sanhueza
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People sit near burnt houses after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People sit near burnt houses after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People sit near burnt houses after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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The carcass of a dog lies next to burnt houses after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The carcass of a dog lies next to burnt houses after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

The carcass of a dog lies next to burnt houses after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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People stay at the remains of a burnt house after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People stay at the remains of a burnt house after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People stay at the remains of a burnt house after a wildfire in the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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People sit next to the remains of burnt houses as wildfires are ravaging wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People sit next to the remains of burnt houses as wildfires are ravaging wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

People sit next to the remains of burnt houses as wildfires are ravaging wide swaths of the country's central-south regions, in Santa Olga, Chile. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido
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