News Briefs

  7/12/2012, Tammuz 22, 5772

Forest Fire next to Beit Shemesh-area Moshav

A large forest fire burned out of control, Thursday afternoon, next to Moshav Giv'at Yeshayahu, near Beit Shemesh in the Judean Hills, west of Jerusalem. The fire posed no immediate danger to the community.

Five companies of firefighters on the ground were assisted by two firefighting aircraft.