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Chile: Red alerts for wildfires Dec. 15

Red alerts for wildfires in Viña del Mar, Villa Alemana, and Quilpué December 14-15; adhere to instructions issued by local authorities

15 Dec 09:50 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 12/15/2017, 12:00 AM until 12/16/2017, 11:59 PM (America/Santiago). COUNTRY/REGION Viña del Mar, Villa Alemana, Quilpué


The National Emergency Office (ONEMI) has issued red alerts - the highest level - for the communes of Viña del Mar, Villa Alemana, and Quilpué due to ongoing wildfires. The warnings remain in effect as of early Friday, December 15. As of late Thursday, the fires were all concentrated in rural areas and had not resulted in casualties or significant damage.


Individuals in the area are advised to keep abreast of the situation and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities. 


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