A person tries to extinguish flames during a forest fire in Valparaiso, Chile
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Thousands flee deadly fire in Chile

A forest fire in Chile has killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes in the historic port city of Valparaiso.

A forest fire in Chile has killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes in the historic port city of Valparaiso.

The government has declared the area a catastrophe zone.

Gideon Long reports from Chile.