Firefighters battle massive wildfire in Chile

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The worst wildfires to strike Chile in over five decades continued to rip through central Chile on Friday, as emergency services attempt to extinguish blazes that have claimed 10 lives since November, according to Sputnik news agency.

Footage shows firefighters on the site in San Fabian in the Bio Bio region battling blazes and giving aid to animals hurt in the wildfire.

More than 85 separate fires had been recorded in central Chile by Wednesday, with flames reportedly spreading over 190,000 hectares (469,500 acres).