People in the Chilean city of Valparaiso describe how Saturday's fire engulfed their homes.
Southern Europe and western parts of Canada and the US have been devastated by wildfires this year. And they're not the only ones - it seems like much of the world is ablaze right now. And this could be the new normal.
Wildfires in California have left at least 40 people dead and hundreds missing in the US state with 100,000 people evacuated as the fires burned for a sixth day. Most of the fires are in the northern part of the state.
California firefighters have reported modest gains as they try to tackle 17 wildfires which have transformed the state's wine country into a barren wasteland. The fires are still far from being contained.
A violent blaze has burnt down at least 100 homes in the coastal Chilean city of Valparaiso and forced some 400 people to evacuate. The colonial city is a UNESCO heritage site, and attracts thousands of tourists a year.
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