More international help has been arriving in Chile to help the country fight the worst wildfire in its modern history.

Russia has sent a super-tanker aircraft capable of carrying tons of water to douse the fires.

The series of fast-spreading fires, mostly in Chile's central region, are being fanned by strong winds, high temperatures and a prolonged drought.

One town, Santa Olga, has been destroyed by the blaze.

Santa Olga, 240 kilometres south of Santiago, on January 26, 2017
In Santa Olga, 1,000 homes in the town razed to the ground
A woman takes a break while working to clean up the debris after a forest fire devastated Santa Olga, 240 kilometres south of Santiago, on January 26, 2017.
The charred remains of one person were found in the town – 6,000 residents fled unharmed 
People leave San Ramon in a car taking their horse by the reins after a forest fire devastated the nearby town of Santa Olga
People took their animals with them as the fire spread
A young couple rest in a football field after a forest fire devastated Santa Olga, 26 January 2017
Many people were left homeless and in despair 
firefighters in Constitucion in southern Chile. 26 January 2017
Multiple blazes have ravaged 238,000 hectares (588,000) across Chile – the National Forestry Corporation says they are still growing 
 
A firefighter mourns in the coastal resort of Llico, 26 January 2017
Firefighters have been mourning the deaths of five of their colleagues who died helping people move out of danger
 
 
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