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  Av 20, 5772 , 08/08/12

Second Fire Breaks Out Near Haifa

A second forest fire broke out near the community of Tivon, in the vicinity of Haifa, on Wednesday according to Arutz Sheva's Hebrew language news service. Kiryat Tivon is situated near the Zvulun and Jezreel valleys near Haifa. Firefighters are rushing to the scene to control the blaze. A previous blaze is being dealt with in the Carmel area, also near Haifa. A forest fire is being fought near in Moshav Even Sapir near Jerusalem as well. It is currently unknown whether the fires are arson, human error, or due to the hot summer weather.

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