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  אב 8, 5771 , 08/08/11

Jordan Park Fire Rekindles

Fire broke out again, Monday, in the Jordan Park on the northern side of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee). About 100 hikers were evacuated as a result.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. Police say the fire was burning in the direction of nearby mountains. Firefighters from the National Parks and Nature Reserves Authority and the outside battled the blaze, assisted by two firefighting planes.

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