Local residents had to be evacuated from the path of the fires
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Massive wildfires destroy homes and forests in the central region of Chile

Massive wildfires have engulfed parts of the Chilean coastal town of Llico.

Hundreds of hectares of forest and bush land have been destroyed and several buildings damaged or destroyed.

Firefighters helped by planes and helicopters have been tackling the blaze for three days while rescue teams are facilitating the evacuation efforts.

Bruno Garcez reports.

  • 24 Dec
  • From the section World
Go to next video: Homes gutted in Chilean fire