From Live Leak:
in southern Chile erupted for the first time in at least four decades on
Wednesday, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometres
into the sky.
emergency office declared a red alert following the eruption, which
occurred about 1,000 km south of the capital Santiago near the tourist
town of Puerto Varas.
people were being evacuated from the region, which is sparsely populated
with just a few small communities, authorities said.
"'There are a lot
of people out in the streets, many heading to the gas stations to fill
up on gas,' Derek Way, a resident of Puerto Varas said."