Gallery: Wildfire Sweeps Over Chilean Homes

A dozen homes destroyed and 19 people injured

Firefighters work trying to control flames in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters work trying to control flames in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters work trying to control flames in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters work trying to control flames in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Two men hug each other during a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Two men hug each other during a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Women hold hands as they walk along remains of houses after a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Women hold hands as they walk along remains of houses after a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

A man stands outside the remains of his home after flames destroyed it during a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

A man stands outside the remains of his home after flames destroyed it during a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters walk down a ladder while working to control a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.  The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo / Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters walk down a ladder while working to control a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo / Luis Hidalgo)

Nora Villarroel, 59, tries to put out the fire in the remains of her burned house in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan.  2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Nora Villarroel, 59, tries to put out the fire in the remains of her burned house in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

A group of people stand outside their homes due to a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

A group of people stand outside their homes due to a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

People try to put out a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

People try to put out a fire in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Nora Villarroel, 59, stand beside the remains of her burned house in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017.  The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo / Luis Hidalgo)

Nora Villarroel, 59, stand beside the remains of her burned house in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes, sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city and driving the authorities to evacuate hundreds of people. (AP Photo / Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters work trying to control flames in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

Firefighters work trying to control flames in Valparaiso, Chile, Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. The fire, driven by strong winds, swept through forest land in the hills outside the Chilean port of Valparaiso, destroying dozens of homes and sending a pall of heavy smoke down onto the city. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)

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