News Briefs

  טבת 19, 5771 , 26/12/10

Large Forest Fire Burning Near Jerusalem

A large forest fire was burning on Sunday afternoon in the Motza forest, outside Jerusalem. Six firefighting teams and two planes were working to put the fire out, but as of 3 PM Sunday were unsuccessful.

Officials are concerned that the fire will spread to nearby Mevasseret Zion, outside Jerusalem.
Other archived news briefs:Dec 26 2010, 03:14 PM, 12/26/2010