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Huge Fire Threatens Chile's Historic Port City

Chilean officials say a huge fire has killed at least two people and destroyed 500 homes in the port city of Valparaiso. Firefighters are struggling to bring the blaze under control, as Pacific coast winds fan the flames. The firefighters' work is also hampered by the city's topography. Valparaiso is surrounded by steep hills where most people live. Chile's president, Michele Bachelet, has declared a state of emergency, placing armed forces on the city's streets to...

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