Wildfire affects Lolol, Chile area; yellow alert lifted
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Due to strong winds and climatic conditions in the area, as well as the imminent risk of it spreading to homes, the(ONEMI) declared a red alert for the commune on Sunday. It was then decreased to yellow alert, until it was finally lifted on Tuesday, after the wildfire was extinguished.
Both Chile's National Early Warning Centre, and the O'Higgins Region ONEMI monitored the wildfire.
Lolol is a town located in the "Typical Zone" by the .of , in Chile. It is home to about 6,200 residents, and part of its urban center is considered a
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