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      Archive: 7/18/2011

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        7/18/2011, Tammuz 16, 5771

      New Jerusalem Forest Fire Brought Under Control

      Firefighters brought under control a fire that broke out near the Tsipori Center in the Jerusalem Forest Monday. The fire was a rekindling of the major blaze that struck the forest on Sunday. Four firefighting aircraft, along with several firefighting crews, were working to put out Monday's blaze. No one was reported injured.

      The fire in the Jerusalem Forest is strongly suspected to be an act of arson, officials said.