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A firefighter helicopter helps try to put out a forest fire in Pumanque, 140 km south of Santiago on January 21, 2017. 
The Chilean government declared a state of emergency in several central areas due to forest fires that have destroyed more than 35,000 hectares of woods so far. / AFP / MARTIN BERNETTI        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)
A firefighter helicopter helps try to put out a forest fire in Pumanque, 140 km south of Santiago on January 21, 2017. 
The Chilean government declared a state of emergency in several central areas due to forest fires that have destroyed more than 35,000 hectares of woods so far. / AFP / MARTIN BERNETTI        (Photo credit should read MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Chile combate los peores incendios forestales de su historia

La sequía, los fuertes vientos y las altas temperaturas del verano austral han propiciado la propagación del fuego en 138.707 hectáreas en siete regiones del país. La presidente Michelle Bachelet no viajará a la cumbre de la CELAC para atender la emergencia.

Chile combate los peores incendios forestales de su historia

La sequía, los fuertes vientos y las altas temperaturas del verano austral han propiciado la propagación del fuego en 138.707 hectáreas en siete regiones del país. La presidente Michelle Bachelet no viajará a la cumbre de la CELAC para atender la emergencia.