Chile is still battling to control around 20 wildfires that have swept through thousands of hectares of land.
Chile’s largest indigenous group, the Mapuche Indians, have often clashed with the police over land disputes.
The Mapuche now say the government is blaming them for starting the recent fires in southern Chile. They claim authorities are planning to use a controversial anti-terror law against members of their tribe.
Al Jazeera’s Teresa Bo reports from Temuco, Chile.