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As Fires Die Down, Chileans Return to Ravaged Valparaiso

Devastated Chileans surveyed damage to their homes in Valparaiso on Monday as a massive fire that burned poor neighborhoods of the coastal city over the weekend began to die down.   Firefighters were still battling blazes which killed 13 people, consumed 2,150 acres (870 hectares) and burned 2,000 homes. But authorities said the worst was likely over.   Fed by high temperatures and strong winds, the flames moved from forest areas at the top of the hilly city on Saturday night...

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