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Deadly Chile fire rages for third day

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Firefighters backed by police and soldiers are battling for a third day a massive blaze that killed 13 people and ravaged a huge swath of Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso. 

A man cries next to the remains of his home destroyed by a huge fire in Valparaiso, Chile, on April 14, 2014

It could be yet another two or three days before they succeed in extinguishing the fire, officials warned, the worst to hit the city, consuming 2,000 homes and forcing thousands of people to flee for their lives.

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