In the last few hours, a shocking video was released that shows the precise moment in which a bus with passengers had to cross a route that was affected by a forest fire.
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The incident occurred in the Chilean commune of Quilpué, in the Valparaíso region.
In the footage, you can see how the fire consumes the trees located on the side of the road. As they passed through the fire, the passengers began to scream when they saw the magnitude of the flames.
The video was spread on social networks. Video: X/@reddeemergencia
In addition, the poor visibility for traffic is clearly observed due to the smoke caused. At the moment, no further details are known regarding the health status of the protagonists of the video.
Gabriel Boric declared a state of emergency due to the forest fire in the Valparaíso region
The president of Chile, Gabriel Boric, convened the Disaster Risk Management Committee (Cogrid) due to the forest fires that are affecting the central-southern area of the country.
Through his maximum capabilities to face the emergency. I have also decided to declare a state of emergency due to a catastrophe to have all the necessary resources.”