Due to the heat wave in the south-central part of Chile, several forest fires have become out of control.
According to foreign media, the terrible fire has engulfed a large part of the American city of Philadelphia, 23 people have died and 979 people have been injured in various accidents, while 1100 people have been evacuated from residential areas.
According to the authorities, 88 houses have been destroyed and 16 thousand acres of land has been burnt to ashes in the affected parts due to forest fire.
The interior minister says that due to the temperature being 40 degrees Celsius, fire has broken out at 76 more places and due to the extreme heat, there are difficulties in extinguishing the fire.
According to foreign media, the government has extended the disaster situation to the southern region.