News Briefs

  7/21/2011, Tammuz 19, 5771

Brush Fire Near Alfei Menashe Endangers Homes

A large brush fire has broken out near Alfei Menashe in western Samaria, firefighters said. Five firefighting crews from Karnei Shomron and Ariel were helping to battle the blaze. The fire has already consumed several warehouses and small buildings, and is in danger of spreading to one of the town's neighborhoods, endangering at least 8 houses.