Fires Near Valparaíso, Chile (Update)
Saturday, March 14, 2015
IFSA-Butler is currently monitoring the fires that have broken out in the hills of Valparaíso, Chile. At this time, the fires pose no risk to IFSA-Butler students who are living in Valparaíso and Viña del Mar, as they are located around 6 miles from where students live. The IFSA-Butler resident director confirmed today that all students are accounted for and safe. As of this morning, the air quality in Viña and Valparaíso was improving as the wind had shifted to a different direction. We will continue to monitor this situation and provide any updates as necessary.