Wildfires hit Chile's Conguillo National Park, which lost 300 hectares to the blaze. Conguillo is an Andes mountain park popular with tourists because of its volcanos and centuries-old monkey puzzle trees. Photo: AFP Wildfires hit Chile's Conguillo National Park, which lost 300 hectares to the blaze. Conguillo is an Andes mountain park popular with tourists because of its volcanos and centuries-old monkey puzzle trees. Photo: AFP
Wildfires hit Chile's Conguillo National Park, which lost 300 hectares to the blaze. Conguillo is an Andes mountain park popular with tourists because of its volcanos and centuries-old monkey puzzle trees. Photo: AFP

Chile on red alert as massive wildfires raze 1,000-year-old forests in drought-hit region

Wildfires hit Chile's Conguillo National Park, which lost 300 hectares to the blaze. Conguillo is an Andes mountain park popular with tourists because of its volcanos and centuries-old monkey puzzle trees. Photo: AFP Wildfires hit Chile's Conguillo National Park, which lost 300 hectares to the blaze. Conguillo is an Andes mountain park popular with tourists because of its volcanos and centuries-old monkey puzzle trees. Photo: AFP
Wildfires hit Chile's Conguillo National Park, which lost 300 hectares to the blaze. Conguillo is an Andes mountain park popular with tourists because of its volcanos and centuries-old monkey puzzle trees. Photo: AFP
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